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Rochdale Canal Lock Number 2 at West End of Old Causeway, Sowerby Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7093 / 53°42'33"N

Longitude: -1.9062 / 1°54'22"W

OS Eastings: 406288

OS Northings: 423655

OS Grid: SE062236

Mapcode National: GBR HT4K.31

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.P1H6

Entry Name: Rochdale Canal Lock Number 2 at West End of Old Causeway, Sowerby Bridge

Listing Date: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134496

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339303

Location: Calderdale, HX6

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sowerby Bridge Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SOWERBY BRIDGE ROCHDALE CANAL
SE 0623-0723
Sowerby Bridge
13/176 Lock No 2 at west end of
Old Causeway
-
GV II
Canal lock. c1798. For the Rochdale Canal Company. Large blocks of coursed
squared stone, the quoins and upper course with drafted margins. Some wood lining
of the base visible at resurvey. Upper (north-west) end has shelf, recess on either
side for lock gates (removed), and iron buffers attached to the top of the round-
cornered entrance walls. In each lock gate recess is a culvert entrance. At lower
end of lock are the recesses for lock gates (removed) and, slightly higher up,
another set of recesses for a second pair of gates. For information on canal
construction and the double-gate lock system see under Lock No 1.


Listing NGR: SE0628823655

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

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