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Latitude: 52.9061 / 52°54'22"N
Longitude: -2.9995 / 2°59'58"W
OS Eastings: 332870
OS Northings: 334766
OS Grid: SJ328347
Mapcode National: GBR 75.NXJJ
Mapcode Global: WH89Q.W6TY
Entry Name: Former Lock Keeper's Cottage Approximately 100 Metres South of New Marton Bridge
Listing Date: 2 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054230
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255761
Location: Selattyn and Gobowen, Shropshire, SY10
Civil Parish: Selattyn and Gobowen
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Gobowen All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
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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