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Trent and Mersey Canal Stable with Attached Ticket Office at Wheelock Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandbach, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1297 / 53°7'47"N

Longitude: -2.3731 / 2°22'23"W

OS Eastings: 375132

OS Northings: 359239

OS Grid: SJ751592

Mapcode National: GBR 016.T02

Mapcode Global: WH9B0.JL5J

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Stable with Attached Ticket Office at Wheelock Wharf

Listing Date: 5 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351193

Location: Sandbach, Cheshire East, CW11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Sandbach

Built-Up Area: Sandbach

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Wheelock Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

SJ 75 NE
Stable with Attached Ticket
918- /5/10002
Office at Wheelock Wharf

Stable with attached ticket office. Stable. Late C18/early C19. Red brick with plain tile roof 2 storeys fronting onto wharf Central entrance with segmental arched lintel. Door opening to 1st floor hayloft, directly above; with one window to either side. Wooden plank doors and shutters. Dentillated eaves band. The horse stalls are reputedly intact. Office section has been added to right side in early-mid C19. Red brick with plain tile roof Single storey.
Central entrance with semicircular arched brick surround and 6-panel door. Segmental headed window to right. Large, late C20 inserted entrance to left. Ridge chimney stack. Dentillated eaves band. Windows boarded up. Part of a group of early canal buildings built around Wheelock Wharf. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall. Included for group value.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966) Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)

Listing NGR: SJ7513259239

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