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Marple Locks Number 9 Peak Forest Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Marple, Stockport

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Latitude: 53.3986 / 53°23'54"N

Longitude: -2.0585 / 2°3'30"W

OS Eastings: 396205

OS Northings: 389087

OS Grid: SJ962890

Mapcode National: GBR GY24.4F

Mapcode Global: WHB9Y.BTZY

Plus Code: 9C5V9WXR+CH

Entry Name: Marple Locks Number 9 Peak Forest Canal

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441678

ID on this website: 101242293

Location: Marple, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK6

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Marple North

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Marple

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Low Marple St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Lock Architectural structure

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7/137 Marple Locks
- No. 9


Lock. 1803 to 1805. Benjamin Outram
and Thomas Brown engineers, financed by S. Oldknow and
R. Arkwright and built by James and Fox. Dressed stone and
ashlar. Single upper gate, double lower gate. 4m pound-to-
pound level to accommodate steepness of slope. Lock walls in
large coursed stone blocks with rounded verge. The mouth is
grooved for stop planks. The gates have been overhauled and
are fully functional.

Listing NGR: SJ9620589086

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