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Anton's Gowt Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Anton's Gowt, Boston, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.0086 / 53°0'31"N

Longitude: -0.0636 / 0°3'48"W

OS Eastings: 530022

OS Northings: 347453

OS Grid: TF300474

Mapcode National: GBR JW1.8S2

Mapcode Global: WHHLJ.0M0W

Plus Code: 9C5X2W5P+CH

Entry Name: Anton's Gowt Lock

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1062085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191936

Location: Langriville, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, PE22

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Fishtoft

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: The Brothertoft Group

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text


7/22 Anton's Gowt Lock


Pound-lock on the Fen drains. 1802-12 by John Rennie. Altered
1848 when GNR Lincolnshire loop line was constructed. Ashlar,
some wood and iron. Lock with 2 gates, battered pecked gritstone
ashlar side walls having wide curved gate rebates. 2 sets of
massive wood and iron lock gates. The southernmost being set
higher, and the top of the chamber with steps. At the north end
are the gritstone ashlar abutments, the sides with sunk panels,
for the GNR railway bridge, removed after the closure of the
line. The lock gives access to the navigable drains on East,
West and Wildmore fens. Source: Neil R. Wright. Also in Langri-
ville parish, East Lindsey District, Ref. item. 10/25.

Listing NGR: TF3002447450

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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