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Marple Locks Number 10 and Adjoining Footbridge on Peak Forest Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Marple, Stockport

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Latitude: 53.3975 / 53°23'50"N

Longitude: -2.0587 / 2°3'31"W

OS Eastings: 396196

OS Northings: 388963

OS Grid: SJ961889

Mapcode National: GBR GY24.3T

Mapcode Global: WHB9Y.BVXS

Plus Code: 9C5V9WWR+XG

Entry Name: Marple Locks Number 10 and Adjoining Footbridge on Peak Forest Canal

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441679

Location: Marple, Stockport, SK6

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Marple North

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

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7/138 Marple Locks
No. 10 and
- footbridge


Lock and adjoining footbridge. 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 and footbridge
at lower end. 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. The
footbridge has a segmental rusticated keystone arch, an
ashlar band and parapet walls with rounded copings which
terminate in battered square piers.

Listing NGR: SJ9619688963

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