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Canal Warehouse at end of Peak Forest Canal

A Grade II* Listed Building in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3315 / 53°19'53"N

Longitude: -1.9836 / 1°59'1"W

OS Eastings: 401186

OS Northings: 381620

OS Grid: SK011816

Mapcode National: GBR GYLX.BG

Mapcode Global: WHBBC.HJMC

Entry Name: Canal Warehouse at end of Peak Forest Canal

Listing Date: 18 December 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81879

Location: Whaley Bridge, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: Whaley Bridge

Built-Up Area: Whaley Bridge

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Whaley Bridge, Taxal St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Description

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WHALEY BRIDGE
CANAL WHARF (east side)
Canal Warehouse at end of Peak Forest Canal

18.12.72

GV
II*
Dated 1832, altered in 1915. Rubble warehouse straddling the canal, which ends in a basin just beyond. Built as a trans-shipment shed between the Peak Forest Canal and the High Peak Tramway (completed 1831). Basin elevation has two segmental-headed openings in rusticated reveals with keystones for the tramway entrances, with a lower similar boat entry to centre. Plaque to gable and stone coped gable ends. Side elevation of five windows with stone lintels and three smaller windows. The other side elevation now altered for use as a garage. Canal elevation has one hoist door over 1,1 window over boat entry to centre and one window to right.

Listing NGR: SK0118681620

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