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Old Double Lock, Haydock

Description: Old Double Lock

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 216358

OS Grid Reference: SJ5358896094
OS Grid Coordinates: 353588, 396094
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4595, -2.7005

Location: Chestnut Avenue, St Helens WA11 9DX

Locality: Haydock
County: St Helens
Country: England
Postcode: WA11 9DX

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Listing Text

(south side)
4/68 Old double lock


- II

Two-rise staircase lock at head of branch to east of main
canal. 1758. Stone. Barrel-shaped plan. Gates removed and
lock preserved as cascade. Part of north side reduced in
height. This is the oldest British example of a staircase

Listing NGR: SJ5358896094

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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