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New Double Lock on the Sankey Canal, Saint Helens

Description: New Double Lock on the Sankey Canal

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 December 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 216373

OS Grid Reference: SJ5198396211
OS Grid Coordinates: 351983, 396211
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4605, -2.7246

Location: Lock Street, St Helens WA9 1HS

Locality: Saint Helens
County: St Helens
Country: England
Postcode: WA9 1HS

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Listing Text

(west side)
4/82 New double lock
on the Sankey
8.12.77 Canal
(Formerly listed as New Double
- Lock, Lower Basin and that part
of the Upper Basin North of the
II New Road
Double lock basin and one pair of gates on Thatto Heath and
Ravenhead extension to the Sankey Canal. c.1772. Engineer
probably H. Berry. Staircase lock of 2 levels partly of
stone, partly of brick with rounded stone copings. Upper
lock gates remain. Partially filled with rubbish.
Historical interst as part of the earliest British canal
associated with the pre-railway transport of coal.

Listing NGR: SJ5198396211

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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