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Latitude: 53.1266 / 53°7'35"N
Longitude: -2.347 / 2°20'49"W
OS Eastings: 376874
OS Northings: 358877
OS Grid: SJ768588
Mapcode National: GBR 017.TPV
Mapcode Global: WH9B0.XNJZ
Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Lock Number 60 at Sj 7687 5887
Listing Date: 5 July 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1115845
English Heritage Legacy ID: 351212
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
The following building shall be added:
BETCHTON TRENT AND MERSEY
SJ 75 NE CANAL
1923- /6/10007 Lock No. 60 at SJ 7687 5887
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: single wooden top gate and double wooden bottom gate to towpath side lock; single steel top gate and double wooden bottom gates to off-side lock. Both have steps to lower level to towpath side (mainly of concrete). Wooden plank split footbridge on brackets across each tail. Off-side weir. 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: SJ7687458877
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