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Ashton Canal Lock Number 2 off South End of Vesta Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Manchester, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4807 / 53°28'50"N

Longitude: -2.2215 / 2°13'17"W

OS Eastings: 385396

OS Northings: 398238

OS Grid: SJ853982

Mapcode National: GBR DPH.N8

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.VS90

Plus Code: 9C5VFQJH+79

Entry Name: Ashton Canal Lock Number 2 off South End of Vesta Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387892

Location: Manchester, M4

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Bradford

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester The Good Shepherd

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


SJ8598 ASHTON CANAL, Beswick And Clayton
698-1/17/509 Lock No.2, off south end of Vesta


Canal lock. 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), with covered
overflow channel on south side; stone staircases flanking
lower entry at west end. Second in a series of 13 similar
locks, all in working order. Forms group with former
lock-keeper's cottage (q.v.) and bridge over Islington Branch

Listing NGR: SJ8539698237

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

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