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Marple Locks Number 16 and Adjoining Footbridge on Peak Forest Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Marple, Stockport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3931 / 53°23'35"N

Longitude: -2.0597 / 2°3'34"W

OS Eastings: 396128

OS Northings: 388470

OS Grid: SJ961884

Mapcode National: GBR GY16.WD

Mapcode Global: WHB9Y.BZF6

Entry Name: Marple Locks Number 16 and Adjoining Footbridge on Peak Forest Canal

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441849

Location: Stockport, SK6

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Marple South

Built-Up Area: Marple

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Marple All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 98 SE MARPLE PEAK FOREST
CANAL

2/145 Marple Locks
No. 16 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 with rebuilt retaining walls in brick. Single upper
gate, double lower gate and footbridge at lower end. 4m.
canal-to-pound level to accommodate steepness of slope.
Brick walls with stone verges. 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 an ashlar parapet which is
terminated by square piers. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SJ9612888470

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

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