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Old Double Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackbrook, St. Helens

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4595 / 53°27'34"N

Longitude: -2.7005 / 2°42'1"W

OS Eastings: 353588

OS Northings: 396094

OS Grid: SJ535960

Mapcode National: GBR 9XLF.4K

Mapcode Global: WH875.H99P

Entry Name: Old Double Lock

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216358

Location: St. Helens, WA9

County: St. Helens

Electoral Ward/Division: Blackbrook

Built-Up Area: Haydock

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Parr St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS BLACKBROOK ROAD
(south side)
4/68 Old double lock

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- II

Two-rise staircase lock at head of branch to east of main
canal. 1758. Stone. Barrel-shaped plan. Gates removed and
lock preserved as cascade. Part of north side reduced in
height. This is the oldest British example of a staircase
lock.


Listing NGR: SJ5358896094

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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