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Latitude: 53.6979 / 53°41'52"N
Longitude: -1.8577 / 1°51'27"W
OS Eastings: 409490
OS Northings: 422390
OS Grid: SE094223
Mapcode National: GBR HTGP.L4
Mapcode Global: WHC9T.F9LZ
Plus Code: 9C5WM4XR+4W
Entry Name: Salterhebble Middle Lock at Se09492239
Listing Date: 5 February 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247238
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456556
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 Middle Lock at
Lock c1779. Chamber and wing walls built of large ashlar blocks. Double timber gates and timber balance beams at each end. One top gate fitted with handspike-operated paddle gear the other with manually operated hydraulic paddle gear, associated pair of handspike-operated ground paddles. Tail gates fitted with manually operated rack and pinion paddle gear. Three stone set quadrants beneath balance beams.
Forms part of a flight of three locks which replaced an earlier staircase built in 1767. A rare surviving example of the unique Calder and Hebble handspike-operated locks. Has group value with adjacent lock, cottage and bridge(q .v.).
Listing NGR: SE0949022390
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