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Rochdale Canal Lock Number 87, to East of Princess Street, with Cast Iron Footbridge Beside Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4762 / 53°28'34"N

Longitude: -2.2383 / 2°14'17"W

OS Eastings: 384281

OS Northings: 397740

OS Grid: SJ842977

Mapcode National: GBR DLJ.0W

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.LWCH

Plus Code: 9C5VFQG6+FM

Entry Name: Rochdale Canal Lock Number 87, to East of Princess Street, with Cast Iron Footbridge Beside Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247580

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456979

Location: Piccadilly, Manchester, M1

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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698-1/32/358 Lock No.87, to east of Princess
Street, with cast-iron footbridge
beside street


Canal lock, including cast-iron footbridge over lower entry
beside street. 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
south side. Cast-iron footbridge crossing lower entry, with
panelled sides. Fourth 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 boundary wall of Canal Street on north side

Listing NGR: SJ8428197740

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