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GARSTON LOCK AT SU 656708

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: GARSTON LOCK AT SU 656708

List entry Number: 1117125

Location

GARSTON LOCK AT SU 656708

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

County:

District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Burghfield

County:

District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Theale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Dec-1990

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40058

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for:-

BURGHFIELD SU 67 SE KENNET & AVON CANAL

2/2 Garston Lock at SU 656708

GV II The grade shall be amended to II*

This lock was added to the statutory list on 6th December 1990 (lst Amendment of 59th List refers).

------------------------------------ BURGHFIELD KENNET & AVON CANAL SU 67 SE 2/2 Garston Lock at SU 656708 GV II Lock. Early C18 origins, enlarged mid C18, C20 alterations. Turf-sided chamber with sides protected by framework of GWR broad gauge brick rails which also support a solid lower wall of Welsh slate. Chamber becomes brick at gates and continues into brick wing walls with brick coping. 2 sets of double wooden gates, top gates with mechanical gate paddle gearing, bottom gates with hydraulic gate paddle gearing. The Kennet Navigation was established by 1724 and acquired by the Kennet & Avon Canal Co in 1812. John Hore was engineer to the Navigation. John Rennie was engineer to the Canal.

Listing NGR: SU6558270746

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National Grid Reference: SU 65582 70746

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