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Rochdale Canal Lock Number 53

A Grade II Listed Building in Castleton, Rochdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5877 / 53°35'15"N

Longitude: -2.1783 / 2°10'42"W

OS Eastings: 388291

OS Northings: 410140

OS Grid: SD882101

Mapcode National: GBR FV7Y.6M

Mapcode Global: WHB93.H2XX

Entry Name: Rochdale Canal Lock Number 53

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358925

Location: Rochdale, OL11

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Castleton

Built-Up Area: Rochdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Castleton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 81 SE ROCHDALE ROCHDALE CANAL
SD 88301015

6/95 Lock No. 53
(west of Short Street)

G.V. II

Lock. Between 1794 and 1804. William Jessop, engineer.
Dressed stone. Lock mouth has cast iron lipping, upper gates
have been fully overhauled but lower gates are no longer in
existance (only the recesses remain). Below the lower gate
recesses the masonry appears to be of a later date and heavy
verge stones sweep down to the lower level. The winding
gear does not exist.


Listing NGR: SD8829110139

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

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