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Lock to Lower Basin

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2894 / 53°17'21"N

Longitude: -2.8951 / 2°53'42"W

OS Eastings: 340428

OS Northings: 377309

OS Grid: SJ404773

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z7D.0K

Mapcode Global: WH87V.HLL4

Entry Name: Lock to Lower Basin

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56273

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH65

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Rossmore

Built-Up Area: Ellesmere Port

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Ellesmere Port Team

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 4077
7/12 Lock to Lower basin
c.1795 design Thomas Telford Superintending Engineer. Two pairs of wide, heavy
timber lock gates to lower basin from Ship Canal (originally from Mersey).
With heavy wrought iron pivoting gear and surmounted by catwalks of 4 planks
with stanchions and double chain safety rails. All lock gate timbers renewed
1983 with original ironwork. Stone retaining walls.

Listing NGR: SJ4042877309

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

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