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Huddersfield Narrow Canal, Lock No.23 (Lime Kiln Lock and Adjoining Tailbridge No.75 and Aqueduct No. 74)

A Grade II Listed Building in Saddleworth, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5534 / 53°33'12"N

Longitude: -2.0082 / 2°0'29"W

OS Eastings: 399551

OS Northings: 406310

OS Grid: SD995063

Mapcode National: GBR GWFB.0X

Mapcode Global: WHB96.3YZ8

Entry Name: Huddersfield Narrow Canal, Lock No.23 (Lime Kiln Lock and Adjoining Tailbridge No.75 and Aqueduct No. 74)

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212161

Location: Saddleworth, Oldham, OL3

County: Oldham

Civil Parish: Saddleworth

Built-Up Area: Uppermill

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Dobcross Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

9/147 Lock No.23
(Lime Kiln
Lock and adjoining
tailbridge No.75
- and Aqueduct No. 74)
Lock, tail bridge and adjoining aqueduct over the River
Tame. Betweeen 1794 and 1799. Benjamin Outram engineer.
Hammer-dressed stone. Lock has single upper and double lower
gates, is grooved for stop planks and has a boatman's ladder
inserted in one wall dating from the 1984 restoration. The
walls have several stonemason's marks. The bridge at the
lower end has an elliptical arch and the parapet wall has a
stone band, round-topped copings, is terminated in a square
pier at one end and sweeps down to towpath level at the
other. The aqueduct (higher end of lock) has a skew-
segmental arch span, battered side walls with stone band and
coping and battered square piers flanking the arch as well
as terminating the walls. R.B. Scholfield, 'The Construction
of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal', Transactions of the
Newcom Society, Vol.53, 1981-2.

Listing NGR: SD9955106310

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