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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
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
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
SJ 75 NE
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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