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Rochdale Canal Lock Number 49 (Moss Upper Lock) (East of Oldham Road)

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingsway, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.6083 / 53°36'29"N

Longitude: -2.1443 / 2°8'39"W

OS Eastings: 390547

OS Northings: 412421

OS Grid: SD905124

Mapcode National: GBR FVGQ.K8

Mapcode Global: WHB8Y.1K5P

Entry Name: Rochdale Canal Lock Number 49 (Moss Upper Lock) (East of Oldham Road)

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358922

Location: Rochdale, OL16

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Kingsway

Built-Up Area: Rochdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Balderstone St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/10/2017

SD 91 SW;
SD 90601243, 7/92

ROCHDALE CANAL, Lock No. 49 (Moss Upper Lock) (East of Oldham Road)



Lock. Between 1794 and 1804. William Jessop, engineer.
Dressed stone. Lock was designed to accommodate two sets of
lower gates (i.e. for two lengths of a boat); the recesses
remain but only the lower gates were ever fitted. The mouth
of the lock is grooved for stop planks and winding gear
remains on one side. The head of the retaining walls has a
rounded arris and the stonework between the lower two gates
has finely worked margins. The gates are completely

Listing NGR: SD9054712421

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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