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Garston Lock at Su 656708

A Grade II* Listed Building in Theale, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.4319 / 51°25'54"N

Longitude: -1.058 / 1°3'28"W

OS Eastings: 465582

OS Northings: 170746

OS Grid: SU655707

Mapcode National: GBR B4L.3BT

Mapcode Global: VHCZH.M81M

Entry Name: Garston Lock at Su 656708

Listing Date: 6 December 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117125

English Heritage Legacy ID: 40058

Location: Theale, West Berkshire, RG30

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Theale

Built-Up Area: Theale

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Burghfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-


2/2 Garston Lock at SU 656708

The grade shall be amended to II*

This lock was added to the statutory list on 6th December 1990
(lst Amendment of 59th List refers).


SU 67 SE
2/2 Garston Lock at SU 656708
Lock. Early C18 origins, enlarged mid C18, C20 alterations. Turf-sided chamber
with sides protected by framework of GWR broad gauge brick rails which also support
a solid lower wall of Welsh slate. Chamber becomes brick at gates and continues
into brick wing walls with brick coping. 2 sets of double wooden gates, top gates
with mechanical gate paddle gearing, bottom gates with hydraulic gate paddle
gearing. The Kennet Navigation was established by 1724 and acquired by the Kennet &
Avon Canal Co in 1812. John Hore was engineer to the Navigation. John Rennie was
engineer to the Canal.

Listing NGR: SU6558270746

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

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