Monument details

HER Number:298/1/2
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Bunbury Locks, Bridge and Stables

Summary

Bunbury Locks were built as part of the Chester Canal (now Shropshire Union Canal) between 1775-1779. There are two locks in staircase, with a lock keepers cottage, stables and a two-storey brick warehouse located either side on the towpath. The locks, bridge and stables are protected by designation as a Scheduled Monument.


Parish:ALPRAHAM, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE EAST

Monument Types

  • CANAL BRIDGE (AD 18TH CENTURY - 1767 AD to 1799 AD)
  • CANAL LOCK (AD 18TH CENTURY - 1775 AD to 1779 AD)
  • WEIR (AD 18TH CENTURY - 1775 AD to 1779 AD)
  • LIVERY STABLE? (AD 19TH CENTURY - 1833 AD to 1866 AD)
  • LOCK KEEPERS COTTAGE (AD 19TH CENTURY - 1833 AD to 1866 AD)
Protected Status:Listed Building (II*) 1115812: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL BUNBURY LOCKS; Listed Building (II) 1115813: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL COTTAGE AT BUNBURY LOCKS; Listed Building (II) 1275369: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL BUNBURY BRIDGE; Listed Building (II) 1320252: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL STABLE BLOCK AT BUNBURY LOCKS; Scheduled Monument 1006766: Bunbury Locks, Bridge And Stables

Related records

10101/1/0Related to: Chester Canal Company Branch (Monument)
10101/0/0Related to: Shropshire Union Canal (Monument)



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