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Description: Former Lock Keeper's Cottage Approximately 100 Metres South of New Marton Bridge
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255761
OS Grid Reference: SJ3287034765
OS Grid Coordinates: 332870, 334765
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9061, -2.9995
SELATTYN AND GOBOWEN C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SW
cottage approx. l00m
south of New Marton
Lock-keeper's cottage, now house. Circa 1801 with later additions and
alterations on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal.
Painted brick; hipped slate roof. Square plan. 2 storeys. 2-window
front with plain pilaster strips to angles and centre; C19 casements,directly
below eaves to first floor and with segmental heads to ground floor, right
infilled and with mid-C20 casement inserted. Entrance through gabled porch
with boarded door to left wall; central red brick ridge stack with moulded
capping. This section of the former Ellesmere Canal was completed c.1801.
The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the Chester Canal Company in
1813 and became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846. New Marton Bridge
is not included in this list. Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands
(3rd edn. 1985) p.173.
Listing NGR: SJ3287034765
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Source: English Heritage
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