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Ashton Canal Lock Number 6 Immediately East of Forge Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4857 / 53°29'8"N

Longitude: -2.199 / 2°11'56"W

OS Eastings: 386891

OS Northings: 398793

OS Grid: SJ868987

Mapcode National: GBR DVF.HG

Mapcode Global: WHB9H.6N35

Entry Name: Ashton Canal Lock Number 6 Immediately East of Forge Lane

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387894

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
698-1/5/512 Lock No.6, immediately east of Forge


Canal lock. c.1792-1799, for Manchester and Ashton-under-Lyne
Canal Company; renovated. Large blocks of millstone grit, with
some red brick, wooden gates. Narrow type (chamber 7 feet
wide), with covered overflow channel on south side; stone
staircases flanking lower entry at west end, extended bullnose
at top end of island. Fourth in a series of 13 similar locks,
all in working order.

Listing NGR: SJ8689198793

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