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Lock Keepers Cottage at Chemistry Lock, with Walled Yard and Privy

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

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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

Plus Code: 9C5V54VJ+MV

Entry Name: Lock Keepers Cottage at Chemistry Lock, with Walled Yard and Privy

Listing Date: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469718

Location: Chester City and the Garden Quarter, 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

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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
monastic rere-dorter.

Listing NGR: SJ4211566691

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