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

List Entry Summary

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

Name: LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL BRITANNIA BRIDGE LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL FLIGHT OF 7 LOCKS AND BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1228325

Location

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

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

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-May-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 402918

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

INCE-IN-MAKERFIELD LEEDS AND SD 50 NE LIVERPOOL CANAL 5/87 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: SD5910605231

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National Grid Reference: SD 58842 05094, SD 59029 05210, SD 59175 05249, SD 59366 05289, SD 59556 05345, SD 59681 05421, SD 59761 05546

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