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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207666
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387894
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
698-1/5/512 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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