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Former Lock Keeper's Cottage Approximately 100 Metres South of New Marton Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Selattyn and Gobowen, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9061 / 52°54'22"N

Longitude: -2.9995 / 2°59'58"W

OS Eastings: 332870

OS Northings: 334766

OS Grid: SJ328347

Mapcode National: GBR 75.NXJJ

Mapcode Global: WH89Q.W6TY

Entry Name: Former Lock Keeper's Cottage Approximately 100 Metres South of New Marton Bridge

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255761

Location: Selattyn and Gobowen, Shropshire, SY10

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Selattyn and Gobowen

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Gobowen All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SW
(west side)
Former lock-keeper's
cottage approx. l00m
south of New Marton
Lock-keeper's cottage, now house. Circa 1801 with later additions and
alterations on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal.
Painted brick; hipped slate roof. Square plan. 2 storeys. 2-window
front with plain pilaster strips to angles and centre; C19 casements,directly
below eaves to first floor and with segmental heads to ground floor, right
infilled and with mid-C20 casement inserted. Entrance through gabled porch
with boarded door to left wall; central red brick ridge stack with moulded
capping. This section of the former Ellesmere Canal was completed c.1801.
The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the Chester Canal Company in
1813 and became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846. New Marton Bridge
is not included in this list. Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands
(3rd edn. 1985) p.173.

Listing NGR: SJ3287034765

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