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Rochdale Canal Lock No. 45 and Pikehouse Bridge, Littleborough

Description: Rochdale Canal Lock No. 45 and Pikehouse Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 213384

OS Grid Reference: SD9462817378
OS Grid Coordinates: 394628, 417378
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6529, -2.0827

Location: 44 Lightowlers Lane, Littleborough OL15 OL15 0LW

Locality: Littleborough
County: Rochdale
Country: England
Postcode: OL15 0LW

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Listing Text

1/49 Lock No. 45 and
- Pikehouse Bridge

Lock and tailbridge. Between 1794 and 1798. William Jessop
engineer. Hammer-dressed stone. Double upper gates and
recesses to accommodate 2 sets of lower gates, none of which
now exist and only one of which was ever fitted. Tailbridge
to south. Winding gear remains. Lock walls reveal
stonemason's marks. The east retaining wall was repaired in
the C19. Segmental-arched bridge with stone band, round-
topped copings and square terminating piers. A wall sweeps
down to the pound level and incorporates boatman's steps.

Listing NGR: SD9462817378

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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