A lock keeper helping boaters at saltersford locks no. Saltersford locks no 3 is a minor waterways place on the river weaver main line between head of weston marsh side lock 9 miles and 6 furlongs and 1 lock to the west and anderton lift junction river weaver 2 miles and 1 furlongs to the east.
Saltersford locks are now just a short distance away.
Saltersford locks. Dated 1874 for the weaver navigation co. Aerial photograph saltersford locks cheshire england uk. A large and narrow rectangular lock in parallel each with a pair of wooden gates.
After the restricted passage saltersford lock will remain closed to finalise and complete the works required to bring the lock back to its original structural integrity. 3 on the river weaver in barnton cheshire. From the locks and a short walk away are barnton and saltersford tunnels on the trent and mersey canal.
A narrowboat in the deep wide lock at saltersford locks no. In order to address this we will be arranging a co ordinated passage on friday 22nd november at 10am until 11am this will be the only passage. Saltersford locks weir entrance no 1 is a minor waterways place.
This has resulted in a delay to the project and the earliest date when we hope to be able to re open the navigation to customers is now by close of play on 18th april 2019. A lock keeper helping boaters at saltersford locks no. On the river weaver main line between head of weston marsh side lock junctions with manchester ship canal and river weaver old navigation line 9 miles and 7 furlongs and 2 locks to the west and anderton lift junction river weaver 2 miles and furlongs to the east.
Beyond saltersford locks narrow boats can often be glimpsed on the canal as they pass amongst the trees up the hillside on the right. Weaver navigation sj 67 nw 6260 7513 2 17 saltersford locks gv ii river navigation locks. Saltersford tunnel is a tunnel on the trent and mersey canal main line middlewich to preston brook between saltersford tunnel eastern entrance and saltersford tunnel western entrance it is 424 yards long.
See why it was listed view it on a map see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. 3 on the river weaver in barnton cheshire. Red sandstone and limestone ashlar in bands wooden gates and cast iron furniture.
Saltersford locks were built in 1874 to replace the previous smaller locks and allow vessels up to 1000 tons to navigate the river weaver to northwich aeroengland. Weaver navigation saltersford locks is a grade ii listed building in barnton northwich cheshire west and chester england. 3 on the river weaver in barnton cheshire.
Unfortunately the works at saltersford lock have encountered unforeseen problems with its structural condition during the dewatering phase.