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Latitude: 53.4858 / 53°29'8"N
Longitude: -2.1976 / 2°11'51"W
OS Eastings: 386982
OS Northings: 398802
OS Grid: SJ869988
Mapcode National: GBR DVF.SF
Mapcode Global: WHB9H.6NR3
Entry Name: Ashton Canal Lock Number 7 with Roving Bridge Immediately East of Mill Street Bridge
Listing Date: 11 April 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197831
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387895
Location: Manchester, M11
Electoral Ward/Division: Ancoats and Clayton
Built-Up Area: Manchester
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Clayton St Cross with St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SJ89NE ASHTON CANAL, Beswick And Clayton
698-1/5/513 Lock No.7 with roving bridge,
11/04/91 immediately east of Mill Street
Canal lock and associated roving bridge. c.1792-1799, for
Manchester and Ashton-under-Lyne Canal Company; renovated.
Large blocks of millstone grit, wooden gates. Narrow type
(chamber 7 feet wide); north jamb of lower gates inscribed
"1865"; roving bridge over lower entry, with cobbled doglegged
ramp on north side, stone slab wall and cast-iron fences.
Forms group with lock-keeper's cottage on south side (q.v.)
and Mill Street Bridge attached at west end. Fifth in a series
of 13 similar locks, all in working order.
Listing NGR: SJ8698298802
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