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Victoria Lock and Ouse Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.7012 / 53°42'4"N

Longitude: -0.8678 / 0°52'3"W

OS Eastings: 474846

OS Northings: 423346

OS Grid: SE748233

Mapcode National: GBR QTCM.XY

Mapcode Global: WHFDK.M7ZF

Plus Code: 9C5XP42J+FV

Entry Name: Victoria Lock and Ouse Lock

Listing Date: 15 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165275

Location: Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, DN14

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Goole

Built-Up Area: Goole

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Goole St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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SE 7423
(east side, off)
14/50 Victoria Lock and Ouse


2 locks. Ouse Lock under construction 1835, completed 1838 with later
alterations by George Leather. Victoria Lock 1888. Ouse Lock of ashlar,
Victoria Lock lined in blue engineering brick with ashlar coping, both with
wrought-iron capstans and timber gates. Ouse Lock: approximately 105 x 15
metres. Rectangular with recesses to river end for gates. Rounded coping
above ashlar lining to chamber. Timber gates with iron straps. 3 original
capstans to east end and 4 to west end. Each capstan is approximately
1 metre in height and is a tapering fluted column with square base.
Specifically built for steamships and one of the finest examples of its
genre. Victoria Lock: approximately 180 x 15 metres. Rounded ashlar coping
above brick lining to chamber. Timber gates with iron straps. Plain
columnar capstans. Jackson G, History and Archaeology of Ports, 1983,
p 161; Kelly's Directory of West Yorkshire, 1867; Porteous J D, Canal Ports,
1976, p151.

Listing NGR: SE7484623346

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