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Trent and Mersey Canal Lock Number 60 at Sj 7687 5887

A Grade II Listed Building in Betchton, Cheshire East

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:


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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