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Rochdale Canal Lock No 46 and Windy Bank Bridge, Littleborough

Description: Rochdale Canal Lock No 46 and Windy Bank Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 213386

OS Grid Reference: SD9437316888
OS Grid Coordinates: 394373, 416888
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6485, -2.0866

Location: Halifax Road, Rochdale OL15 9AY

Locality: Littleborough
County: Rochdale
Country: England
Postcode: OL15 9AY

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Listing Text

1/51 Lock No. 46 and
- Windy Bank Bridge

Lock and tailbridge. Between 1794 and 1798. William Jessop
engineer. Hammer-dressed stone. Double upper gates, recesses
to accommodate 2 sets of lower gates (neither of which now
exist) and tailbridge adjoining at south. Winding gear
remains. The lock walls reveal stonemason's marks.
Elliptical-arched tail bridge has stone band and parapet
walls constructed of large vertically set stones. A
retaining wall sweeps down to the lower level and
incorporates boatman's steps. The bridge is of a later date,
probably c.1840.

Listing NGR: SD9437316888

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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