Crofton Crossing Lock No 61 And Accommodation Bridge

Date:
27 Jan 2003
Location:
Crofton Crossing Lock No 61 And Accommodation Bridge, Grafton, Kennet, Wiltshire
Reference:
IOE01/10065/18
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.

GRAFTON CROFTON SU 26 SE 5/28 Crofton Crossing Lock No 61 and accommodation bridge GV II Canal lock on Kennet and Avon canal. 1799-1810. John Rennie, Chief Engineer Lock brick with stone copings. Timber gates. Upper gates with ground paddles, inset ladder in lock. Lower gates with gear for gate paddles.

Both gates restored-1975. Accommodation bridge below lower gate, bullnosed 330 mm brick ring dying into lock wall. Two course string and parapet with flush round brick coping, the bridge splayed on plan. One of an important group of industrial and utilitarian monuments of special interest.

Listing NGR: SU2641262480

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1682 IOE Records taken by John Rendle; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr John Rendle. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Rendle, John

Rights Holder: Rendle, John

Keywords

Brick, Stone, Timber, Georgian Canal, Transport, Canal Transport Site, Water Transport Site, Water Supply And Drainage, Watercourse, Accommodation Bridge, Bridge, Lock, Maritime, Water Regulation Installation