LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL FLIGHT OF 7 LOCKS AND BRIDGE (BRITANNIA BRIDGE)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1228325
Date first listed:
10-May-1988
Statutory Address:
LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL BRITANNIA BRIDGE, WARRINGTON ROAD
Statutory Address:
LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL FLIGHT OF 7 LOCKS AND BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL BRITANNIA BRIDGE, WARRINGTON ROAD
Statutory Address:
LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL FLIGHT OF 7 LOCKS AND BRIDGE

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD 59366 05289

Details

SD 50 NE 5/87

INCE-IN-MAKERFIELD LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL Flight of 7 locks and bridge II

Flight of 7 locks, the 1st adjoins Manchester Road bridge, the 7th adjoins Britannia Bridge, Warrington Road, which is included in this item. 1816. Stone with timber or iron gates, ground paddles operated by levers, a feature of this canal. Most locks have number in sunk panel at lower end on south side. Lock adjoining Manchester Road bridge has panel: "L No. XIV", iron gates, overflow channel. Lower gates have crank system for opening and closing because of rebuilding and widening of bridge. Next lock to south west (No. XV-no panel) has timber upper and iron lower gates, overflow channel and raised footbridge dated 1985. Next lock (No. XV1 - no panel) has upper iron and lower timber gates, overflow channel; timber footbridge. Lock No-.- XV11 (panel cut through by slot - X missing) has iron gates, overflow channel and steel footbridge. Lock No. XVlll has timber gates, overflow channel and steel footbridge. Lock No. X1X has iron gates, foot bridge and overflow channel. Lock No. XX has iron upper and timber lower gates, the lower gates with crank system of operation because of bridge widening, and overflow channel, Britannia bridge has elliptical arch with key, arch to west has panel reading: "OPENED 1816 OCTR 22", with 2 roses. Later iron extension to either side.

Listing NGR: SD5936605289

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
402918
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: 27 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/15303/27
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