Monument record MDR9104 - Shacklecross Lock, Derby Canal, Borrowash, Ockbrook
Type and Period (1)
- CANAL LOCK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
A red-brick lock chamber with blue brick repairs. Stonework around the sills and gate pivots. The ground paddle apertures are clearly visible. (1) The Sandiacre line of the Derby Canal was opened in 1796. Commerical traffic ceased in 1945 and the canal was officially abandoned in 1964. A voluntary society has been formed with the aim of restoring the canal to full navigation and small sections are being restored on a piecemeal basis as resources permit. (2)
- <1> SDR6754 Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1986. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part II - Borough of Erewash. p 36.
- <2> SDR22141 Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2005. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: Gazetteer of Sites, Part II, Borough of Erewash (second edition). p 35.
|Grid reference||SK 42082 34037 (point)|
|Civil Parish||OCKBROOK, EREWASH, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jul 8 2015 10:58AM