DRY DOCKS BEHIND WORSLEY GREEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1215143
Date first listed:
01-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
DRY DOCKS BEHIND WORSLEY GREEN, THE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
DRY DOCKS BEHIND WORSLEY GREEN, THE GREEN

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Salford (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 74994 00267

Details

WORSLEY THE GREEN SD 70 SW SD 70 SE 1/57 2/57 Dry Docks behind 1/10/74 Worsley Green - II

2 dry docks including C19 sheds. c.1761. John Gilbert and James Brindley engineers for the 3rd Duke of Bridgewater. Hammer-dressed stone retaining walls, wood sluice gates, timber and iron sheds. The walls have been heightened in concrete and incorporate steps. Bow-string roof trusses on iron posts. Open sides. Built for barge-building and repair. Possibly the earliest extant example of dry docks associated with canals. A third dock has long been filled in.

Listing NGR: SD7499400267

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
400047
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Jun 2000
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