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Latitude: 53.7823 / 53°46'56"N
Longitude: -1.0574 / 1°3'26"W
OS Eastings: 462206
OS Northings: 432184
OS Grid: SE622321
Mapcode National: GBR PS1P.WW
Mapcode Global: WHFD2.Q6N8
Entry Name: Aire and Calder Navigation, Selby Canal, Selby Lock
Listing Date: 14 November 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1132586
English Heritage Legacy ID: 325709
Location: Selby, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Selby
Built-Up Area: Selby
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Selby St Mary and St Germain
Church of England Diocese: York
AIRE AND CALDER NAVIGATION
1. Selby Canal
SE 6232 7/38
1775-8. Engineer: William Jessop. Resident engineer: John Gott. Contractors:
John and James Pinkerton. Massive ashlar kerbstones and retaining walls,
splayed at either end. Iron bollards and mooring irons. Two wooden lock
gates. Cast iron paddle mechanism embossed "John Sturge and Co. Bowling Iron Works. Aire and Calder Navigation 1828".
History: Cutting on the Selby Canal began in 1775, and it was opened on 29
April 1778. Although John Smeaton had originally been retained by the
company, he delegated the surveying to his assistant William Jessop (1745-
1814), who later became famous as the engineer of the Grand Junction Canal.
Listing NGR: SE6220632184
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