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Latitude: 53.5679 / 53°34'4"N
Longitude: -0.7492 / 0°44'57"W
OS Eastings: 482932
OS Northings: 408653
OS Grid: SE829086
Mapcode National: GBR RW65.LQ
Mapcode Global: WHFF6.GLG3
Entry Name: Sluice at Outfall of Warping Drain into the River Trent Immediately North of Millfield House
Listing Date: 10 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076974
English Heritage Legacy ID: 165191
Location: Keadby with Althorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN17
County: North Lincolnshire
Civil Parish: Keadby with Althorpe
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire
Church of England Parish: Althorpe and Keadby St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
SE 80 NW KEADBY WITH ALTHORPE DERBYTHORPE ROAD
Sluice and outfall of Warping
Drain into the River Trent,
Immediately North of
Sluice. 1795-1801. Tooled ashlar. Timber sluice gate, iron hoist mechanism. West face has segmental tunnel arch flanked by coped revetment walls. Stepped-back, slightly concave parapet between rectangular piers with rounded coping. Gate and hoist still in place, with lifting bar passing through wheeled ratchet mechanism attached to parapet. Sluice gate obscured by earth infill.
The Warping Drain was part of the drainage works undertaken by Samuel Foster between 1795 and 1801. Sluice was superceded by mechanical pumps in 1930s. MHAD "How the Drains Came", pt 11, Appleby-Frodingham News, vol 15, No 4, 1962, pp 29-30 V Cory, Hatfield and Axholme, an Historical Review, 1986, p 84.
Listing NGR: SE8293208653
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