HUDDERSFIELD NARROW CANAL, LOCK NO.23 (LIME KILN LOCK AND ADJOINING TAILBRIDGE NO.75 AND AQUEDUCT NO. 74)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1356719

Date first listed: 03-Jul-1986

Statutory Address: HUDDERSFIELD NARROW CANAL, LOCK NO.23 (LIME KILN LOCK AND ADJOINING TAILBRIDGE NO.75 AND AQUEDUCT NO. 74)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HUDDERSFIELD NARROW CANAL, LOCK NO.23 (LIME KILN LOCK AND ADJOINING TAILBRIDGE NO.75 AND AQUEDUCT NO. 74)

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

District: Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Saddleworth

National Grid Reference: SD 99551 06310

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SADDLEWORTH HUDDERSFIELD NARROW SD 9906 CANAL Uppermill 9/147 Lock No.23 (Lime Kiln Lock and adjoining tailbridge No.75 - and Aqueduct No. 74) G.V. II Lock, tail bridge and adjoining aqueduct over the River Tame. Betweeen 1794 and 1799. Benjamin Outram engineer. Hammer-dressed stone. Lock has single upper and double lower gates, is grooved for stop planks and has a boatman's ladder inserted in one wall dating from the 1984 restoration. The walls have several stonemason's marks. The bridge at the lower end has an elliptical arch and the parapet wall has a stone band, round-topped copings, is terminated in a square pier at one end and sweeps down to towpath level at the other. The aqueduct (higher end of lock) has a skew- segmental arch span, battered side walls with stone band and coping and battered square piers flanking the arch as well as terminating the walls. R.B. Scholfield, 'The Construction of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal', Transactions of the Newcom Society, Vol.53, 1981-2.

Listing NGR: SD9955106310

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 212161

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Newcomen Society' in Transactions of the Newcomen Society, , Vol. 53, (1982)

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