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Shropshire Union Canal Bunbury Locks

A Grade II* Listed Building in Alpraham, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1268 / 53°7'36"N

Longitude: -2.6321 / 2°37'55"W

OS Eastings: 357802

OS Northings: 359031

OS Grid: SJ578590

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.734K

Mapcode Global: WH99W.JNVT

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bunbury Locks

Listing Date: 5 November 1991

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351226

Location: Alpraham, Cheshire East, CW6

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Alpraham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tilstone Fearnall St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

The following Building shall be added:-
SJ 55 NE ALPRAHAM SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

233/4/9 Bunbury Locks

GV II*

Two Lock staircase. Late C18 with later alterations. Brick and stone
chambers with stone copings. Double gates, the top and middle pairs
of steel, with mechanical ground padle gearings. Wooden bottom gates
with mechanical gate paddle gearings. Middle and bottom gates have
C20 concrete footbridges adjoining. 2 sets of brick steps down from
upper chamber, 1 set of stone steps down from lower chamber to ramped
brick towpath. Brick paving on off side of upper chamber. Brick and
concrete heel grip platforms. The locks form part of an important
group of canal buildings. Scheduled Ancient Monument Ches. 99


Listing NGR: SJ5780259031

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