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Statutory Address:

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

Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
Eyton upon the Weald Moors
National Grid Reference:
SJ 65298 15081


EYTON-UPON-THE-WEALD-MOORS Lock Keeper's Cottage 1. 5362

SJ 61 NE 23/251


2. Early C19 lock keeper's cottage on the Shrewsbury branch of the Shropshire Union Canal. Probably of early 1830s date when the Shrewsbury Company planned to widen the locks and bridges of the Shrewsbury Canal to take standard narrow boats. Only the 2 Eyton locks and the bridges on the Wappenhall to Shrewsbury section were widened. Red brick with low pitched hipped slate roof with wide eaves. Two storeys. Four bays. Modern casements in full height round-arched recesses with plain stone imposts. The entrance bay to right of centre is narrower and has modern brick porch. The ground floor windows have segmental arched openings. At first floor level the arches have been infilled with new brick around new casements, and walls have blind arches. Modern brick wing at rear.

Listing NGR: SJ6529815081


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

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Date: 16 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/13783/36
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ian Liston. Source Historic England Archive
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