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Valve House in Reservoir Dam

A Grade II Listed Building in Bosley, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1855 / 53°11'7"N

Longitude: -2.114 / 2°6'50"W

OS Eastings: 392480

OS Northings: 365379

OS Grid: SJ924653

Mapcode National: GBR 23M.6CK

Mapcode Global: WHBC2.H6K9

Entry Name: Valve House in Reservoir Dam

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58116

Location: Bosley, Cheshire East, SK11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Bosley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bosley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

BOSLEY C.P. BOSLEY RESERVOIR
SJ 96 NW

1/1 Valve House in Reservoir
Dam

II

Valve House, circa 1830, William Crosley engineer. Buff gritstone,
tunnel-vaulted, of cyclopean stonework, with semi-circular entrance.
C20 barred wooden gate. Stone wing walls to sluiceway. The valve
controls the outflow from the reservoir which was built to feed the
Macclesfield Canal, opened in 1831. Bryant Map of Cheshire published
1831.


Listing NGR: SJ9248065379

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