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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1346237
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358925
Location: Rochdale, OL11
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
SD 81 SE ROCHDALE ROCHDALE CANAL
6/95 Lock No. 53
(west of Short Street)
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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