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COVENTRY CANAL, ATHERSTONE TOP LOCK AND BASIN BELOW TO NORTH WEST

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: COVENTRY CANAL, ATHERSTONE TOP LOCK AND BASIN BELOW TO NORTH WEST

List entry Number: 1034782

Location

COVENTRY CANAL, ATHERSTONE TOP LOCK AND BASIN BELOW TO NORTH WEST

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Atherstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309122

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ATHERSTONE COVENTRY CANAL SP3097 9/34 Atherstone Top Lock and basin below to north west GV II Canal lock and basin. 1780s, with later repairs. English bond brick with coping of large sandstone blocks. End wall to right of lock has large quoins. Some parts of coping replaced with concrete blocks. Basin retaining walls are also in part of large sandstone blocks. Drained at time of survey. Single and double lock gates. The section of the Coventry Canal from Atherstone to Fazeley was completed by 1790. (H.R. Hodgkinson: Notes on the History of Midland Waterways, p83; Transactions of the Birminghan Archaeological Society, 1913, Vol 89)

Listing NGR: SP3056897539

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hodgkinson, H R , 'Transactions of the Birmingham Archaeological Society' in Notes on the History of Midland Waterways, , Vol. 89, (1913), 83

National Grid Reference: SP 30568 97539

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