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Ashton Canal Bridge Number 9 over Ashton Canal (Mill Street Bridge) at West End of Lock Number 7

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4858 / 53°29'8"N

Longitude: -2.1978 / 2°11'51"W

OS Eastings: 386974

OS Northings: 398802

OS Grid: SJ869988

Mapcode National: GBR DVF.RF

Mapcode Global: WHB9H.6NP3

Entry Name: Ashton Canal Bridge Number 9 over Ashton Canal (Mill Street Bridge) at West End of Lock Number 7

Listing Date: 11 April 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279613

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387896

Location: Manchester, M11

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: Clayton St Cross with St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


SJ89NE ASHTON CANAL, Beswick And Clayton
698-1/5/514 Bridge No.9 over Ashton Canal (Mill
11/04/91 Street Bridge) at west end of Lock


Public road bridge over Ashton Canal. Probably c.1800. Brown
brick in English garden wall bond, with some sandstone ashlar,
and cast-iron beams. Narrow rectangular structure across canal
waisted to width of lock. Horizontal span with cast-iron beams
and flagstone flooring carried on vertical side walls of brick
which have gritstone copings and piers (those on the west side
projected and that on the towpath side curved and banded, and
now carrying very large cast-iron pipes); broad pilasters,
brick parapet with stone coping. East side of bridge is linked
to roving bridge of Mill Street lock (q.v.). Forms group with
lock, and associated lock-keeper's cottage (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8697498802

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

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