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Salterhebble Top Lock at Se09522243

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.6984 / 53°41'54"N

Longitude: -1.8573 / 1°51'26"W

OS Eastings: 409521

OS Northings: 422451

OS Grid: SE095224

Mapcode National: GBR HTGN.PY

Mapcode Global: WHC9T.F9TK

Plus Code: 9C5WM4XV+93

Entry Name: Salterhebble Top Lock at Se09522243

Listing Date: 5 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456555

Location: Town, Calderdale, HX3

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Skircoat

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Halifax All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Lock c1779. Chamber and wing walls of large ashlar blocks with stone copings on side nearest cottage and concrete on opposite side. Double timber gates with timber balance beams at each end. Top gates fitted with handspike-operated paddle gear, with associated pair of handspike-operated ground paddles. Tail gates fitted with manually operated rack and pinion paddle gear. Forms part of a flight of locks which replaced an earlier staircase built in 1767. A rare surviving example of Calder and Hebble handspike-operated locks. Has group value with adjacent lock, cottage and road bridge (q.v).

Listing NGR: SE0952122450

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