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TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL LOCK NUMBER 49 (HALL’S LOCK) at SJ 81602 56211

A Grade II Listed Building in Church Lawton, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1028 / 53°6'9"N

Longitude: -2.2763 / 2°16'34"W

OS Eastings: 381599

OS Northings: 356208

OS Grid: SJ815562

Mapcode National: GBR 01Q.FBD

Mapcode Global: WHBCD.08BP

Entry Name: TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL LOCK NUMBER 49 (HALL’S LOCK) at SJ 81602 56211

Listing Date: 5 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351206

Location: Church Lawton, Cheshire East, ST7

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Church Lawton

Built-Up Area: Alsager

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Lawton (or Church Lawton) All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/01/2013


SJ 85 NW
1923- /7/10003


CHURCH LAWTON
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
Canal Lock number 49 (Hall's Lock) at SJ 8160 5622


(Formerly listed as Lock No. 49 at SJ 8160 5622)


GV
II


Pair of narrow locks. Towpath side lock by James Brindley/Hugh Henshall circa 1772-75, with off-side lock added probably by Thomas Telford early 1830's; both with replacement of materials and movable parts. Towpath side lock has concrete facing to most of chamber and coping and off-side lock has brick chamber with stone coping and quoins. Central island cutwater. Late C20 gates: single wooden top gate and double wooden bottom gates to off-side lock. Wooden plank footbridge across each tail. Both locks have steps down to lower level to off-side (those to towpath side are of concrete and those to off-side are of engineering brick). Off-side weir with stone walls. 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: SJ8159956208

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