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Trent and Mersey Canal Colwich Lock Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Colwich, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Colwich Lock Cottage

Listing Date: 10 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446843

Location: Colwich, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

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

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Listing Text

COLWICH TRENT AND MERSEY
SK 02 SW CANAL (North side)

2/10012 Colwich Lock Cottage
GV II

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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Description

COLWICH TRENT AND MERSEY
SK 02 SW CANAL (North side)

2/10012 Colwich Lock Cottage
GV II

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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