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Iles's Mill Lock and Canal Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Chalford, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7198 / 51°43'11"N

Longitude: -2.1631 / 2°9'47"W

OS Eastings: 388830

OS Northings: 202358

OS Grid: SO888023

Mapcode National: GBR 1N0.5Y7

Mapcode Global: VH955.G1BD

Entry Name: Iles's Mill Lock and Canal Bridge

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132871

Location: Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Chalford

Built-Up Area: Chalford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Chalford Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(off south side)

13/77 Iles's Mill Lock and canal bridge


Side walls and fittings to canal lock; bridge over canal. 1785
for Thames and Severn Canal Company. Red brick; ashlar limestone
dressings. Brick-built lock walls with widening entrance at east
end. Large ashlar coping stones and dressings at gate positions;
iron fittings to restrain gateposts. Pair of lock gates at east
end in poor condition at time of survey (September 1986); other
gates missing. Brick steps from tow path to higher lock-side level
rebuilt during 1902-3 repairs. Bridge adjoins lock at west end
over entry, with segmental (almost semi-circular) arch having
ashlar imposts. Plain curved extrados string course. Plain parapet
and curved retaining walls with plain stone coping, parapet at
north end increased in height in stone c1814 after construction of
adjacent turnpike road. Little patching or signs of rebuilding.
(M.A. Handford and D.J. Viner, Stroudwater & Thames and Severn
Canals Towpath Guide, 1984)

Listing NGR: SO8883002358

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