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Former Tide Dock of Bridgewater Canal and Lock to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Runcorn, Halton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3433 / 53°20'35"N

Longitude: -2.7455 / 2°44'43"W

OS Eastings: 350464

OS Northings: 383187

OS Grid: SJ504831

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y8S.D7

Mapcode Global: WH87Q.S7TB

Entry Name: Former Tide Dock of Bridgewater Canal and Lock to North

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56037

Location: Halton, WA7

County: Halton

Electoral Ward/Division: Mersey

Built-Up Area: Runcorn

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Runcorn All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 58 SW FORMER RUNCORN U.D. MERSEY VIEW

5/111 Former Tide Dock of
Bridgewater Canal and
lock to north

GV II

Tide dock and retaining walls to lock, probably 1772. Sandstone
blocks with some repairs in brick and concrete. Trapezoidal dock
opening originally into the Mersey at its southern end, but now into
the Manchester Ship Canal. The lock, which led to the series of locks
at the beginning of the canal proper, is rebated for two sets of
gates.
These features appear to be all that survives from the former Runcorn
terminus of the Bridgewater Canal.


Listing NGR: SJ5031283015

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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