TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL WESTON LOCK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205858
Date first listed:
11-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL WESTON LOCK, KING'S MILLS LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL WESTON LOCK, KING'S MILLS LANE

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
South Derbyshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Weston upon Trent
National Grid Reference:
SK 40827 27802

Details

SK 42 NW PARISH OF WESTON-UPON-TRENT KING'S MILLS LANE 4/258 (West Side) Weston Lock GV II Lock chamber, gates and leat. 1770 by engineer James Brindley, with minor later repairs. Red brick chamber, partly rebuilt in blue brick, with stone and concrete copings, and metal and wood gates. Chamber is approximately 12 feet deep with small metal bollards along either edge and with C20 steps to centre of south side. Gates to western end are of wood, with concrete and metal balance beams, rack and pinion paddle mechanisms and metal handrails to top. One replaced piece of timber in the gates is dated 1978. Eastern gates have a timber frame with metal plates, large wooden balance beams and barrel gearing for paddles. Both gates have concrete semi-circles with brick steps to either side. Brick leat runs to north side of the lock and returns to the canal after the bridge. To west end of leat there is another pair of rack and pinion mechanisms. Beyond eastern gates adjacent to the bridge is a small C20 metal bridge. Built as part of the Trent and Mersey Canal.

Listing NGR: SK4082727802

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
83245
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 31 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03600/22
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