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Aire and Calder Navigation, Selby Canal, Selby Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Selby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.7823 / 53°46'56"N

Longitude: -1.0574 / 1°3'26"W

OS Eastings: 462206

OS Northings: 432184

OS Grid: SE622321

Mapcode National: GBR PS1P.WW

Mapcode Global: WHFD2.Q6N8

Entry Name: Aire and Calder Navigation, Selby Canal, Selby Lock

Listing Date: 14 November 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132586

English Heritage Legacy ID: 325709

Location: Selby, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Selby

Built-Up Area: Selby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Selby St Mary and St Germain

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

1. Selby Canal
5342 ---------------------------
Selby Lock

SE 6232 7/38


1775-8. Engineer: William Jessop. Resident engineer: John Gott. Contractors:
John and James Pinkerton. Massive ashlar kerbstones and retaining walls,
splayed at either end. Iron bollards and mooring irons. Two wooden lock
gates. Cast iron paddle mechanism embossed "John Sturge and Co. Bowling Iron Works. Aire and Calder Navigation 1828".
History: Cutting on the Selby Canal began in 1775, and it was opened on 29
April 1778. Although John Smeaton had originally been retained by the
company, he delegated the surveying to his assistant William Jessop (1745-
1814), who later became famous as the engineer of the Grand Junction Canal.

Listing NGR: SE6220632184

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

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