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

List entry Number: 1279636

Location

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

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

County District District Type Parish
ManchesterMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 387890

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 85368 98227

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