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Latitude: 54.949 / 54°56'56"N
Longitude: -3.186 / 3°11'9"W
OS Eastings: 324134
OS Northings: 562237
OS Grid: NY241622
Mapcode National: GBR 6C66.1Q
Mapcode Global: WH6YG.1V4X
Entry Name: Sea Lock and Wharf
Listing Date: 8 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1137097
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71919
Location: Bowness, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7
Civil Parish: Bowness
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Bowness-on-Solway St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 26 SW BOWNESS Port Carlisle
2/41 Sea lock and wharf
Sea lock and wharf. 1819-1823 for the Carlisle Canal. Red sandstone ashlar
with V-joints, large granite blocks on seaward corner. Standard lock design
with recesses for 2 pairs of lock gates, now missing, to take vessels of up to
100 tons: gave access from harbours to canal basin. Wall of lock to east
continues at right angles to form a wharf. In use until 1853 when the canal was
drained and part of the bed of the canal was used for the Port Carlisle Railway.
Listing NGR: NY2413462237
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