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Rochdale Canal Lock Number 10

A Grade II Listed Building in Hebden Bridge, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7408 / 53°44'26"N

Longitude: -2.0219 / 2°1'19"W

OS Eastings: 398649

OS Northings: 427156

OS Grid: SD986271

Mapcode National: GBR GTB5.1R

Mapcode Global: WHB8D.X7BL

Entry Name: Rochdale Canal Lock Number 10

Listing Date: 21 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405065

Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Hebden Royd

Built-Up Area: Hebden Bridge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hebden Bridge St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


1/233 Lock No. 10



Lock. 1798 W. Jessop and W. Crossley engineers. Large dressed stone retaining
walls with rebates for gates. Fitted with the facility for a double-set of
bottom gates. Stone stairs to northern end leads to lower water level. The
locks were designed to take craft 74' x 14'2" x 4' draft from the Manchester
end. The idea of a double set of bottom gates was to take the 57' vessels of
the Calder and Hebble, thus saving approximately 50 tons of water. There is
no evidence to suggest that the intended double gates were fitted. K. Parry,
Trans-Pennine Heritage, Hills, People and Transport, (London, 1981), p.64.

Listing NGR: SD9864927156

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