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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
Entry Name: Salterhebble Top Lock at Se09522243
Listing Date: 5 February 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247237
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456555
Location: Calderdale, HX3
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
SE 02 SE CALDER AND HEBBLE NAVIGATION
Salterhebble Top Lock at
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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