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Ashton Canal Lock Number 8 to South East of Ashton New Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Manchester, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4827 / 53°28'57"N

Longitude: -2.1879 / 2°11'16"W

OS Eastings: 387626

OS Northings: 398459

OS Grid: SJ876984

Mapcode National: GBR DXG.WJ

Mapcode Global: WHB9H.CQCG

Plus Code: 9C5VFRM6+3R

Entry Name: Ashton Canal Lock Number 8 to South East of Ashton New Road

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387898

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
698-1/5/516 Lock No.8, to south-east of Ashton
New Road


Canal lock. c.1792-1799, for Manchester and Ashton-under-Lyne
Canal Company; renovated. Large blocks of millstone grit, with
some red brick, wooden gates. Narrow type (chamber 7 feet
wide), with overflow channel on north side, stone staircases
flanking lower entry. Sixth in a series of 13 similar locks,
all in working order.

Listing NGR: SJ8762698459

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

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