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Entrance Archway and Lodge to Yard of the Rochdale Canal Company

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.48 / 53°28'47"N

Longitude: -2.232 / 2°13'55"W

OS Eastings: 384701

OS Northings: 398163

OS Grid: SJ847981

Mapcode National: GBR DMH.DJ

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.PSCK

Plus Code: 9C5VFQH9+X6

Entry Name: Entrance Archway and Lodge to Yard of the Rochdale Canal Company

Listing Date: 10 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388079

Location: Piccadilly, Manchester, M1

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/29/95 (East side)
10/11/72 Entrance archway and lodge to yard
of the Rochdale Canal Company


Entrance archway to former terminus of Rochdale and Ashton
Canals. 1822 (according to former list). Rusticated sandstone
ashlar. Screen wall approx. 10m long and approx. 8m high, with
small lodge attached to rear of north end. Gothick style. The
screen wall has a large round-headed archway in the centre,
the jambs protected by tapered cast-iron bollards, a 12-pane
sashed wndow to left with a keyed lintel, a blocked former
doorway to the right, a full-width rectangular panel near the
top, with a moulded surround, and a plain frieze, moulded
cornice and embattled parapet. The attached lodge has a gate
rebate in the side wall, a canted corner with a 12-pane sashed
window, a short rear wall with a chamfered doorway, and a
moulded cornice and unusual embattled parapet with circle
upstands. Various large signboards attached to front at time
of survey.

Listing NGR: SJ8470198163

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

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