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Latitude: 53.1291 / 53°7'44"N
Longitude: -2.3557 / 2°21'20"W
OS Eastings: 376294
OS Northings: 359165
OS Grid: SJ762591
Mapcode National: GBR 016.Z2W
Mapcode Global: WH9B0.SMD0
Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Malkin's Bank Lock Number 63
Listing Date: 5 July 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074927
English Heritage Legacy ID: 351209
Location: Betchton, Cheshire East, CW11
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Betchton
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Wheelock Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Chester
BETCHTON TRENT AND MERSEY
SJ 75 NE CANAL
1923- /6/10009 Malkin's Bank
Lock No. 63 off Betchton Road
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 with cutwater. Late C20 gates; each lock has a single wooden top gate and double wooden bottom gates. Both locks have steps to lower level on towpath side. Wooden plank split footbridge on brackets across each tail. 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: SJ7629459164
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