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Small Lock, Lock Gates and Swing Bridge, Vale Royal Locks

A Grade II Listed Building in Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2288 / 53°13'43"N

Longitude: -2.5404 / 2°32'25"W

OS Eastings: 364020

OS Northings: 370334

OS Grid: SJ640703

Mapcode National: GBR 7S.0MF6

Mapcode Global: WH99J.Y3GK

Plus Code: 9C5V6FH5+GR

Entry Name: Small Lock, Lock Gates and Swing Bridge, Vale Royal Locks

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57403

ID on this website: 101139183

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Davenham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Davenham St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Lock Bridge

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The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1160603. This entry was removed from the List on 24th March 2016.

SJ 67 SW
6403 7033


Small lock, lock gates and swing bridge, Vale Royal Locks.


Lock. c1860. Red sandstone ashlar with wooden lock gates and wood
and iron swing-bridge. Rectangular lock with two sets of two lock
gates and a swing-bridge. Red sandstone walls. The swing-bridge is
to the south of centre and has a platform of wooden planks with a
balustrade of steel beams. The lock gates have walkways to their tops
with tubular steel handrails. This was originally the large lock and
the present sluice the small lock before the alterations of c1890.

Listing NGR: SJ 64020 70334

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