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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1242450
English Heritage Legacy ID: 441849
Location: Stockport, SK6
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
SJ 98 SE MARPLE PEAK FOREST
2/145 Marple Locks
No. 16 and
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
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