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Latitude: 53.1941 / 53°11'38"N
Longitude: -2.8679 / 2°52'4"W
OS Eastings: 342115
OS Northings: 366691
OS Grid: SJ421666
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2ZTT
Mapcode Global: WH887.XZJ5
Entry Name: Lock Keepers Cottage at Chemistry Lock, with Walled Yard and Privy
Listing Date: 23 July 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1375739
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469718
Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH2
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Electoral Ward/Division: Great Boughton
Built-Up Area: Chester
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Chester St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Chester
CHESTER CITY (EM)
SJ46NW CHESTER CANAL
1932-1/2/41 Lock Keeper's cottage at Chemistry
Lock, with walled yard and privy
Lock keeper's cottage with walled yard and privy. c1800.
Painted brick with grey slate roof. L-shaped in plan.
2 storeys. Face to canal has flush gable-end with 4-flue
chimney; a small window to each storey. Face to left has
projecting gable-end, right, with replaced cross-casement to
ground floor and 4-pane horned recessed sash to first floor;
door in side of rear wing. The rear has gable-end with a
4-pane casement to each storey.
INTERIOR not inspected.
The sluiceway of Chemistry Lock (qv), runs in a
circular-section culvert under the cottage and the detached
privy, across the small yard, which is brick with single-pitch
roof and boarded door. The privy, now conventionally drained,
was designed to discharge into the sluiceway beneath, as if a
Listing NGR: SJ4211566691
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