History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Bridgewater Canal Basin at Potato Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C5VFPGR+29

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: Deansgate, 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

Find accommodation in



SJ 8297, 698-1/18/318

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



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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.