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Latitude: 53.4066 / 53°24'23"N
Longitude: -2.0639 / 2°3'49"W
OS Eastings: 395850
OS Northings: 389980
OS Grid: SJ958899
Mapcode National: GBR GY01.ZJ
Mapcode Global: WHB9Y.8MGS
Plus Code: 9C5VCW4P+MF
Entry Name: Marple Locks Number 1 and Adjoining Adjoining Footbridge on Peak Forest Canal
Listing Date: 11 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1260090
English Heritage Legacy ID: 441670
Location: Stockport, SK6
Electoral Ward/Division: Marple North
Built-Up Area: Marple
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Low Marple St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 98 NE MARPLE PEAK FOREST
7/129 Marple Locks
No. 1 and
Lock and adjoining footbridge. 1803 to 1805. Benjamin Outram
and Thomas Brown engineers, financed by S. Oldknow and
R. Arkwright and built by James and Fox. Dressed stone and
ashlar. Single upper gate, double lower gate and footbridge
at lower end. 4m. pound-to-pound level to accommodate
steepness of slope. Lock walls in large coursed stone blocks
with rounded verge. The mouth is grooved for stop planks.
The gates hve been overhauled and are fully functional. The
footbridge has a segmental shaped keystone arch, an ashlar
band and parapet walls of massive ashlar sections which are
terminated by a battered square pier at one end with a small
abutting flight of steps, and sweeps down at the other end
to the level of the pound.
Listing NGR: SJ9585089980
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