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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
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
The following building shall be added:
SANDBACH TRENT AND MERSEY
SJ 75 NE
Stable with Attached Ticket
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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