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Trent and Mersey Canal Limekiln Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Stone, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9065 / 52°54'23"N

Longitude: -2.1559 / 2°9'21"W

OS Eastings: 389613

OS Northings: 334348

OS Grid: SJ896343

Mapcode National: GBR 15J.V19

Mapcode Global: WHBDD.V6LP

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Limekiln Lock

Listing Date: 24 January 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196714

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386042

Location: Stone, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST15

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Civil Parish: Stone

Built-Up Area: Stone

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Stone Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


651-1/5/65 Limekiln Lock


Canal lock. c1771. By James Brindley, engineer. Brick with
stone dressings. Narrow lock with steps to lower end; double
lower and single upper timber gates; footbridge to lower end
has iron handrails and slot for tow rope, one side continued
along tow path for approx 17m, over steps to narrow ledge.
Overflow channel to side. One of a series of locks on the
Trent and Mersey Canal in Stone. The canal was important for
the town's industrial development.

Listing NGR: SJ8961334347

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