Paper Mill Lock, Including Lock Gates, Chelmer And Blackwater Navigation

Date:
18 Oct 1999
Location:
Paper Mill Lock, Including Lock Gates, Chelmer And Blackwater Navigation, Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex
Reference:
IOE01/00273/33
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

1. LITTLE BADDOW PAPER MILL LOCK, 5213 including lock gates, Chelmer and TL 70 NE 10/334 Blackwater Navigation

II 2.

Lock and lock gates. Circa 1797, Engineer John Rennie, work supervised by Richard Coates. Red brick in English Bond. Large granite coping stones and quoins. The wooden lock gates with iron hooks and chains and winding gear.

Two mills stood next to the lock, one for grinding corn and the other for making paper - hence the lock's name. One of 12 original locks (see 55th list for Maldon District: Langford, 3/6 and 3/7).

Listing NGR: TL7760008948

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Phillips_Richard IOE Records for Phillips, Richard; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Richard Phillips. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Phillips, Richard

Rights Holder: Phillips, Richard

Keywords

Brick, Granite, Wood, Georgian Lock, Transport, Water Transport Site, Maritime, Water Regulation Installation, Lock Gate