ALVINGHAM LOCK AND INVERTED SYPHON TF 365909

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1063080
Date first listed:
15-Apr-1985
Statutory Address:
ALVINGHAM LOCK AND INVERTED SYPHON TF 365909, NORTH COCKERINGTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ALVINGHAM LOCK AND INVERTED SYPHON TF 365909, NORTH COCKERINGTON ROAD

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
East Lindsey (District Authority)
Parish:
Alvingham
National Grid Reference:
TF3652890893

Details

ALVINGHAM NORTH COCKERINGTON ROAD TF 39 SE (north-east side) 4/8 Alvingham Lock and inverted syphon (formerly 15.4.85 listed under Civil Parish of Keddington) TF 365909 - II

Lock. 1767 by John Grundy. Red brick, limestone ashlar dressings, wood and cast iron. Lock chamber walls of 4 concave brick sections on either side with timber posts, now partially intact and exposed, in between. Posts partly hidden by large ashlar blocks. Tops ashlar coped. Timber beams survive where lock gates originally hung with some of iron fittings still in place. End sections of embankment slope downwards to curved ends, and southern sections include a large basin for waiting barges to moor in, though much of this basin is now silted up, and it too ends in curved embankments. 2 blocked, semi- circular brick drain openings in west side of lock chamber. The river Lud, running north to south, is culverted and passes under the lock by means of an inverted syphon. Navigation abandoned in 1924.

Listing NGR: TF3652890893

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
195450
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 13 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05900/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Trevor Sowray. Source Historic England Archive
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