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Chesterfield Canal Bridge 35 and Top Treble Lock (To West of Low Spring Wood)

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe Salvin, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3287 / 53°19'43"N

Longitude: -1.2002 / 1°12'0"W

OS Eastings: 453364

OS Northings: 381610

OS Grid: SK533816

Mapcode National: GBR NY1Y.YG

Mapcode Global: WHDF0.JLPH

Entry Name: Chesterfield Canal Bridge 35 and Top Treble Lock (To West of Low Spring Wood)

Listing Date: 15 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335832

Location: Thorpe Salvin, Rotherham, S80

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Thorpe Salvin

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thorpe Salvin St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

THORPE SALVIN CHESTERFIELD CANAL
SK58SW
SK53378161
5/84 Bridge 35 and Top
Treble lock (to west
of Low Spring Wood)

GV II

Bridge and attached triple lock. Late-C18 locks probably altered, bridge dated
1835. For the Chesterfield Canal Company. Red brick with ashlar voussoirs
to arch of bridge and ashlar lock-gate housings. Single-span bridge at east
end of 3-lock staircase. Bridge: chamfered ashlar jambs and projecting springing
stones to chamfered segmental arch, projecting keystone with dated ledge over.
Southern wing walls curve out and terminate at projecting end piers. Northern
approach ramp is of rubble stone on east side. Some brick renewal to parapet
and some stone copings replaced in concrete. Locks: rubble stone entry and
exit walls, the locks themselves lined with brick and now missing original stone
edgings. Ashlar lock-gate recesses with hollow-quoined heel-post housings and
with arched tunnels on south side leading to overflow channel. Important element
of the Chesterfield Canal surveyed by James Brindley and built between 1771
and 1777 but obviously improved and renewed in the C19. Forms western end of
the Thorpe Flight of locks (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SK5336481610

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