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Rochdale Canal Lock Number 52 and Towpath Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Castleton, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.5891 / 53°35'20"N

Longitude: -2.1782 / 2°10'41"W

OS Eastings: 388299

OS Northings: 410290

OS Grid: SD882102

Mapcode National: GBR FV7Y.64

Mapcode Global: WHB93.H1ZW

Entry Name: Rochdale Canal Lock Number 52 and Towpath Bridge

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358924

Location: Rochdale, OL11

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Castleton

Built-Up Area: Rochdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Castleton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 88301035

6/94 Lock No. 52 and
towpath bridge
(end of Bridge


Lock and towpath bridge. Between 1794 and 1804. William
Jessop, engineer. Dressed stone with random stone to bridge
parapet walls. The upper gates have been fully overhauled,
the lower are no longer in existence only the recess
remains. Many of the heavy stones of the retaining walls
have letters inscribed in their faces. the bridge, the
parapet walls of which appear to be largely rebuilt, has a
segmental arch.

Listing NGR: SD8829910290

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