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New Double Lock on the Sankey Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Town Centre, St. Helens

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4605 / 53°27'37"N

Longitude: -2.7246 / 2°43'28"W

OS Eastings: 351983

OS Northings: 396211

OS Grid: SJ519962

Mapcode National: GBR 9XDF.X7

Mapcode Global: WH875.38TZ

Entry Name: New Double Lock on the Sankey Canal

Listing Date: 8 December 1977

Last Amended: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216373

Location: St. Helens, WA9

County: St. Helens

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Built-Up Area: St Helens

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Parr Mount Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS LOCK STREET
(west side)
4/82 New double lock
on the Sankey
8.12.77 Canal
(Formerly listed as New Double
- Lock, Lower Basin and that part
of the Upper Basin North of the
II New Road
Double lock basin and one pair of gates on Thatto Heath and
Ravenhead extension to the Sankey Canal. c.1772. Engineer
probably H. Berry. Staircase lock of 2 levels partly of
stone, partly of brick with rounded stone copings. Upper
lock gates remain. Partially filled with rubbish.
Historical interst as part of the earliest British canal
associated with the pre-railway transport of coal.


Listing NGR: SJ5198396211

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