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Latitude: 53.7198 / 53°43'11"N
Longitude: -0.6764 / 0°40'35"W
OS Eastings: 487439
OS Northings: 425637
OS Grid: SE874256
Mapcode National: GBR RTQF.C8
Mapcode Global: WHGFL.LR3P
Entry Name: Weighton Lock
Listing Date: 28 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1031829
English Heritage Legacy ID: 164969
Location: Broomfleet, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU15
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Broomfleet
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Broomfleet St Mary
Church of England Diocese: York
SE 82 NE BROOMFLEET
12/7 Weighton Lock
Lock and sluice. 1773, on datestone which also records John Grundy,
engineer; Samuel Allen or Allam, surveyor; John Smith, carpenter; Mr
Jefferson, mason. Repaired 1826 by Joseph Whitehead and again 1855-6.
Ashlar and timber. Lock to east with humpbacked bridge, sluice to west.
Lock approximately 3 metres in width and 30 metres in total length, with
2 pairs of gates and original manual winching gear. 4-course parapet to
bridge. Sluice semicircular pier divides round arches over waterways, each
approximately 5 metres in width originally with draw doors to north and
pointing doors to south. The draw doors have recently been replaced by
roller gates. Flat 3-course parapet to sluice bears plaque recording
building detail to south. This lock and sluice control the outfall of the
Market Weighton Canal into the River Humber. An Act of Parliament for the
Market Weighton Drainage and Navigation was passed in May 1772. It was
engineered by John Grundy (1719-83) and built between 1772 and 1783.
Skempton A W, "The Engineering Works of John Grundy" in Lincolnshire History
and Archaeology Vol 19, 1984.
Listing NGR: SE8743925637
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