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Retaining Wall Forming Part of Dam of Merevale Lake*

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherstone, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.5715 / 52°34'17"N

Longitude: -1.5575 / 1°33'26"W

OS Eastings: 430088

OS Northings: 297170

OS Grid: SP300971

Mapcode National: GBR 5HP.P24

Mapcode Global: WHCHD.1MMG

Entry Name: Retaining Wall Forming Part of Dam of Merevale Lake*

Listing Date: 30 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034763

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309230

Location: Merevale, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV9

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Merevale

Built-Up Area: Atherstone

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Atherstone St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

9/137 Retaining wall forming part of
dam of Merevale Lake
- II
Retaining wall forming part of a dam. c.1833. Purple brick with dentil cornice.
The wall is arched to a height of approximately 3 metres at its centre, and is
also curved. 3 round-arched openings. The tall central opening is a tunnel
containing the screw mechanism of a plug to the lake. Much smaller openings, to
left, and to right forming a water outlet.
(Information from Sir William Dugdale)

Listing NGR: SP3008897170

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