MANCHESTER AND ASHTON UNDER LYNE CANAL LOCK NUMBER 18 (FAIRFIELD TOP LOCK)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1356475

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: MANCHESTER AND ASHTON UNDER LYNE CANAL LOCK NUMBER 18 (FAIRFIELD TOP LOCK)

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Location

Statutory Address: MANCHESTER AND ASHTON UNDER LYNE CANAL LOCK NUMBER 18 (FAIRFIELD TOP LOCK)

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

District: Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 90102 97887

Summary

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History

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Details

DROYLSDEN MANCHESTER AND ASHTON- SJ 99 NW UNDER-LYNE CANAL

4/95 Lock No 18 (Fairfield Top Lock)

GV II

Lock. Between 1794 and 1797 but increased to a double lock in 1820s due to increased traffic. Benjamin Outram engineer. Earlier lock (south) - hammer-dressed stone, later lock-brick with stone dressings. The later lock no longer has gates and functions as an overflow. The earlier lock has double-leaf head and tail gates (replaced in 1970s along with hydraulic paddle gear). The walls have been repaired using brick bands and boatman's steps have been recessed into the wall. The island has wide steps at the tail end. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ9010297887

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 212749

Legacy System: LBS

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