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Marple Locks Number 11 and Adjoining Footbridge on Peak Forest Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Marple, Stockport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3968 / 53°23'48"N

Longitude: -2.0588 / 2°3'31"W

OS Eastings: 396185

OS Northings: 388888

OS Grid: SJ961888

Mapcode National: GBR GY25.21

Mapcode Global: WHB9Y.BWV9

Entry Name: Marple Locks Number 11 and Adjoining Footbridge on Peak Forest Canal

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242446

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441841

Location: 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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Listing Text

SJ 98 NE MARPLE PEAK FOREST
CANAL

7/139 Marple Locks
No. 11 and
adjoining
- footbridge

G.V. II


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 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 are terminated by a battered square pier at
one end with a small abutting flight of steps, and sweeps
down at the other end to the level of the pound.


Listing NGR: SJ9618588887

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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