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Chesterfield Canal Turnerwood Flight of Locks Between Turnerwood Bridge and Turnerwood Lock at Cinde, North and South Anston

Description: Chesterfield Canal Turnerwood Flight of Locks Between Turnerwood Bridge and Turnerwood Lock at Cinde

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335809

OS Grid Reference: SK5458381316
OS Grid Coordinates: 454583, 381316
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3260, -1.1819

Location: South Anston, Rotherham S80 3LA

Locality: North and South Anston
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S80 3LA

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Listing Text

5/61 Turnerwood Flight of
locks between Turnerwood
Bridge and Turnerwood
Lock at Cinder Hill


Flight of canal locks. Late C18, some altered. For the Chesterfield Canal
Company. Rubble and ashlar limestone, brick linings. 6 single locks all 2.1
metres in width. Generally the locks have stone entry and exit walls with brick
linings to the locks proper, some with ashlar course visible near low water
line; ashlar lock-gate recesses (gates removed) have hollow-quoined heel-post
housings; stone edgings removed. Although in poorer condition than the Thorpe
Flight of locks to west of Turnerwood Bridge these locks contribute to the sequence of structures on an unspoilt section of waterway in the parishes of Thorpe Salvin and North and South Anston. The canal was surveyed by James Brindley and built between 1771 and 1777 under the supervision of John Varley and Hugh Henshall. Linked Chesterfield with Stockwith to gain access to east waterways. Names and numbers of locks given in:
The Chesterfield Canal, preservation society booklet, 1981.

Listing NGR: SK5458381316

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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