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Description: Locks at Ngr Sj 3307 3415 (New Marton Bottom Lock) (That Part in Ellesmere Rural Cp)
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260869
OS Grid Reference: SJ3307534168
OS Grid Coordinates: 333075, 334168
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9008, -2.9964
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SW
SJ 3307 3415 (Llangollen Branch)
7/172 Locks at N.G.R. SJ 3307
- 3415 (New Marton Bottom
Lock) (that part in
Ellesmere Rural C.P.)
Locks. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William Jessop's and
Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Regularly coursed and dressed limestone
blocks to sides with 2 sets of gates. This section of the 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 . Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985),
p. 173; Edward Wilson, The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal (1975), pp. 19-20.
Listing NGR: SJ3307534168
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Source: English Heritage
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