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Salterhebble Middle Lock at Se09492239

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456556

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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Listing Text

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

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

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