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Bridgewater Canal Basin at Potato Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4751 / 53°28'30"N

Longitude: -2.259 / 2°15'32"W

OS Eastings: 382904

OS Northings: 397624

OS Grid: SJ829976

Mapcode National: GBR DFK.K8

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.8XJB

Entry Name: Bridgewater Canal Basin at Potato Wharf

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456064

Location: Manchester, M3

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Hulme The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ 8297, 698-1/18/318

POTATO WHARF (East side),
Bridgewater Canal basin at Potato Wharf

GV

II

Canal basin. Probably c.1760-5, by James Brindley, for Duke of
Bridgewater. Branches off north side of Bridgewater canal near
Castlefield terminus. Lined with stone blocks. Forms group
with the circular overflow basin slightly to the east (known
as Giant's Basin) and with Castlefield Railway Viaduct.


Listing NGR: SJ8290497624

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

Description


MANCHESTER

SJ 8297, 698-1/18/318

POTATO WHARF (East side),
Bridgewater Canal basin at Potato Wharf

GV

II

Canal basin. Probably c.1760-5, by James Brindley, for Duke of
Bridgewater. Branches off north side of Bridgewater canal near
Castlefield terminus. Lined with stone blocks. Forms group
with the circular overflow basin slightly to the east (known
as Giant's Basin) and with Castlefield Railway Viaduct.


Listing NGR: SJ8290497624

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