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Rochdale Canal Lock Number 91 at East End of Gaythorn Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4745 / 53°28'28"N

Longitude: -2.2507 / 2°15'2"W

OS Eastings: 383457

OS Northings: 397563

OS Grid: SJ834975

Mapcode National: GBR DHK.BG

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.DXGQ

Plus Code: 9C5VFPFX+RP

Entry Name: Rochdale Canal Lock Number 91 at East End of Gaythorn Tunnel

Listing Date: 29 January 1986

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247483

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456984

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: Manchester St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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698-1/30/362 Lock No.91, at east end of Gaythorn
29/01/86 Tunnel
(Formerly Listed as:
"Lock Keeper's Cottage and Lock at
Gathorn Tunnel")


Canal lock. 1804-5, for Rochdale Canal Company; restored.
Coursed squared sandstone, wooden gates. Chamber of 14-foot
width with pairs of gates at both ends, ladder in centre of
north side, towpath "island" on south side with curved stone
staircase at lower end. Eighth in series of 9 locks on
extension linking former Rochdale Canal basin at Dale Street
with Bridgewater Canal basin at Castlefield, all in working
order. Forms group with Lock Keeper's Cottage on north side

Listing NGR: SJ8345797562

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