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Lock 23 on Leeds and Liverpool Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Douglas, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5403 / 53°32'25"N

Longitude: -2.637 / 2°38'13"W

OS Eastings: 357879

OS Northings: 405040

OS Grid: SD578050

Mapcode National: GBR BW0H.WM

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.G8HR

Plus Code: 9C5VG9R7+45

Entry Name: Lock 23 on Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Listing Date: 15 June 1988

Last Amended: 24 January 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 479550

Location: Wigan, WN3

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Douglas

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Wigan St James with St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Description

SD 50 NE WIGAN SWAN MEADOW ROAD

24-1/2/77 Lock No.87 on Leeds-
Liverpool Canal
15.06.1988
II


Canal lock. 1816. By John Rennie; restored. Coursed squared sandstone blocks (coping now concrete); wooden gates at lower end, steel gates at upper end. South side of lower end has inscription "L No.XXIII", and above this an oval metal plate lettered "87". Modern metal footbridge over lower end probably replacing former wooden footbridge.

Listing NGR: SD5787905040

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