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Lock No 66

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandbach, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1297 / 53°7'46"N

Longitude: -2.3677 / 2°22'3"W

OS Eastings: 375492

OS Northings: 359235

OS Grid: SJ754592

Mapcode National: GBR 016.VL4

Mapcode Global: WH9B0.LLQK

Entry Name: Lock No 66

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56255

Location: Sandbach, Cheshire East, CW11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: 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

SCHEDULE
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
SJ 75 NE
5/103 (Wheelock)
Lock No.66
GV II
Pair of parallel locks, south lock circa 1775 by James Brindley, Engineer, north
lock added circa 1830 (Consultant, Thomas Telford). Blue and red bricks with stone dressing and wooden gates. South lock has raking stone abutments to work in with stone steps and the lock side copings are of stone. The lower (west) wooden gates were replaced in 1938 and the upper gate (east) replaced in wood in 1986. The north lock has rusticated vertical stone abutments, stone copings north but south side mainly concrete. The upper gates (west) were replaced in wood in 1959 and the lower gate was also replaced in wood, in 1984.
Sources: Profile, Harry Arnold, Trent & Mersey Canal Society, Cheshire Canals,
David E Owen, Cheshire History No.10 Autumn 1982.


Listing NGR: SJ7549259234

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