ASHTON CANAL LOCK KEEPERS COTTAGE BESIDE LOCK NUMBER 2 AT ISLINGTON BRANCH JUNCTION BASIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1279636
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1994
Statutory Address:
ASHTON CANAL LOCK KEEPERS COTTAGE BESIDE LOCK NUMBER 2 AT ISLINGTON BRANCH JUNCTION BASIN

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Location

Statutory Address:
ASHTON CANAL LOCK KEEPERS COTTAGE BESIDE LOCK NUMBER 2 AT ISLINGTON BRANCH JUNCTION BASIN

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 85368 98227

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8598 ASHTON CANAL, Beswick And Clayton 698-1/17/508 Lock-keeper's cottage beside Lock No.2 at Islington Branch junction basin

GV II

Lock-keeper's cottage. c.1800, altered. Brown brick in English garden wall bond, slate roof. Rectangular double-depth plan, plus small extension at right-hand corner. Basement and 2 storeys (on sloped site, 3 storeys at rear), a 3-window range; doorway to left of 3rd window, with altered door and painted lintel; windows with raised stone sills and altered glazing, those at ground floor segmental-headed; single-storey lean-to addition at right-hand end. Ridge chimney between 1st and 2nd windows, gable chimney to the right. Right-hand return wall has segmental-headed basement doorway beside lean-to; lower part of rear corner at this end is slightly chamfered and has stone quoin reinforcement against chafing of tow-ropes (tow-path passing round building from lock to bridge); rear has segmental-headed basement doorway near this corner, and 2 widely-spaced windows on each floor. Interior not inspected. Forms group with Lock No.[2] to east (q.v.) and Towpath Bridge over Islington Branch to west (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8536898227

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
387890
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.

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Date: 18 Oct 2005
Reference: IOE01/14695/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Hyde. Source Historic England Archive
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