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Rochdale Canal Retaining Wall on South Side of Redhill Street, West of Union Street Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4834 / 53°29'0"N

Longitude: -2.2268 / 2°13'36"W

OS Eastings: 385047

OS Northings: 398547

OS Grid: SJ850985

Mapcode National: GBR DNG.H8

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.RPTX

Plus Code: 9C5VFQMF+97

Entry Name: Rochdale Canal Retaining Wall on South Side of Redhill Street, West of Union Street Bridge

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456988

Location: Ancoats and Beswick, Manchester, M4

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ancoats and Clayton

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester Church of the Apostles

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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698-1/17/466 Retaining wall on south side of
Redhill Street, west of Union Street


Retaining wall between canal and Redhill Street (formerly
known as Union Street) which served as tow-path to this
section of canal. 1804. Red brick up to street level, with
blocked openings to former tunnels to Murrays Mills; parapet
of massive millstone grit slabs with rounded tops, and at east
end (next to Union Street Bridge (q.v.) a massive square block
with remains of iron fittings for former tow-rope roller. West
end terminates just east of footbridge in front of Royal Mill.
Forms group with Union Street Bridge and the cotton mills on
the opposite side of Redhill Street (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8504798546

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