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Description: Top Lock House
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184369
OS Grid Reference: SD5960721368
OS Grid Coordinates: 359607, 421368
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6872, -2.6131
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HEAPEY COPTHURST BROW
SD 52 SE
5/116 Johnson's Hillock
- Top Lock House
Lock keeper's house with attached office (which is now shop), probably
c.1816. Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof. Built on slope of
canal embankment, single depth, 3 bays with office at left end.
Three-storey rear, 2 storey front, symmetrical, with gable chimneys,
central boarded door with plain stone surround, 2 windows at ground floor
and 3 above, those at the sides of 2 sashed lights each and that over the
door a 4-pane sash. Lean-to single-storey office at left end has a similar
door to the left and a sashed window without glazing bars. All windows
have stone sills and heads. Item is part of Johnson's Hillock lock group
on Leeds-Liverpool Canal, all the other elements of which are listed in
Whittle-le-Woods CP (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SD5960721368
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Source: English Heritage
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