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Ashton Canal Lock Number 7 with Roving Bridge Immediately East of Mill Street Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387895

Location: Manchester, M11

County: Manchester

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

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Listing Text


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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