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Latitude: 52.7877 / 52°47'15"N
Longitude: -1.988 / 1°59'16"W
OS Eastings: 400908
OS Northings: 321120
OS Grid: SK009211
Mapcode National: GBR 28M.86R
Mapcode Global: WHBF2.F6L7
Plus Code: 9C4WQ2Q6+3R
Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Colwich Lock Cottage
Listing Date: 10 February 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1243214
English Heritage Legacy ID: 446843
Location: Colwich, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17
Civil Parish: Colwich
Built-Up Area: Little Haywood
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Colwich St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
COLWICH TRENT AND MERSEY
SK 02 SW CANAL (North side)
2/10012 Colwich Lock Cottage
Lock cottage. Late C18 with minor alterations. Brick painted cream with plain tile roof 2 storeys,
single pile plan. Slightly irregular 3-bay facade fronting onto canal. Two 6-light casements with stone
keystones to right. Segmental headed entrance with C20 door and segmental headed window with
C20 lights to left, to left bay. Three 6-light casements to 1st floor with architraves and simple
entablatures. Horizontal string course parallel to sills. Moulded eaves cornice on brackets. Blind
elevation to rear. Single storey former office section attached to right with C20 door and window.
4 ridge chimney stacks including 3 protruding end stacks (one to office section), including one
corbelled to left side. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James
Brindley and Hugh Henshall.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966)
Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)
Listing NGR: SK0090821120
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