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Locks at Ngr Sj 3307 3415 (New Marton Bottom Lock) (That Part in Ellesmere Rural Cp)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9008 / 52°54'2"N

Longitude: -2.9964 / 2°59'46"W

OS Eastings: 333075

OS Northings: 334168

OS Grid: SJ330341

Mapcode National: GBR 75.PBNB

Mapcode Global: WH89Q.YCB1

Entry Name: Locks at Ngr Sj 3307 3415 (New Marton Bottom Lock) (That Part in Ellesmere Rural Cp)

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176978

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260869

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY10

County: Shropshire

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

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Listing Text

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SW
SJ 3307 3415 (Llangollen Branch)
7/172 Locks at N.G.R. SJ 3307
- 3415 (New Marton Bottom
Lock) (that part in
Ellesmere Rural C.P.)
- II
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 2 sets of gates. This section of the 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 . Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985),
p. 173; Edward Wilson, The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal (1975), pp. 19-20.


Listing NGR: SJ3307534168

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