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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: TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL, CHURCH LOCKS NUMBER 48

List entry Number: 1360964

Location

TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL, CHURCH LOCKS NUMBER 48

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary AuthorityChurch Lawton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jul-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 351207

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History

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Details

CHURCH LAWTON TRENT AND MERSEY SJ 85 NW CANAL 1923- /7/10001 Church Locks No. 48

GV II

Pair of narrow locks. Towpath side lock circa 1772-75 by James Brindley/Hugh Henshall, with off-side lock added circa early 1830's, probably by Thomas Telford; both with replacement of materials and movable parts. Both have brick chambers with stone coping and quoins. Central island cutwater. Late C20 gates: single wooden top gate and double wooden bottom gates to towpath side lock; single steel top gate and double steel bottom gates to off-side lock. Both locks have stone steps to lower level. Wooden plank footbridge across each tail. Off-side weir. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall. Listed for group value with adjacent bridge. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966) Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)

Listing NGR: SJ8189356032

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Lindsay, J, The Trent and Mersey Canal, (1979)
Hadfield, C, 'The Canals of the British Isles' in The Canals of the East Midlands, (1966)

National Grid Reference: SJ 81893 56032

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