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Sluice at Outfall of Warping Drain into the River Trent Immediately North of Millfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Keadby with Althorpe, North Lincolnshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C5XH792+58

Entry Name: Sluice at Outfall of Warping Drain into the River Trent Immediately North of Millfield House

Listing Date: 10 September 1987

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

Sluice and outfall of Warping
Drain into the River Trent,
Immediately North of
Millfield House

10.09.1987 II

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 Sluice was superceded by mechanical pumps in 1930s.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

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

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