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Latitude: 52.9008 / 52°54'2"N
Longitude: -2.9964 / 2°59'47"W
OS Eastings: 333073
OS Northings: 334168
OS Grid: SJ330341
Mapcode National: GBR 75.PBNB
Mapcode Global: WH89Q.YC91
Entry Name: New Marton Bottom Lock
Listing Date: 2 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054194
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255853
Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY10
Civil Parish: Ellesmere Rural
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Welsh Frankton St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 33 SW
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
New Marton Bottom Lock
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 two sets of gates.
This section of the former Ellesmere Canal was completed circa 1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the Chester Canal Company in 1813 and became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846.
The asset was previously listed twice also under the parish of Ellesmere Rural at List entry 1176978. This entry was removed from the List on 3 October 2017.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 3 October 2017.
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