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Lock 45 and Adjacent Dry Dock Grand Union Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Marsworth, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8158 / 51°48'57"N

Longitude: -0.6542 / 0°39'15"W

OS Eastings: 492863

OS Northings: 213879

OS Grid: SP928138

Mapcode National: GBR F4G.3DP

Mapcode Global: VHFRP.LMZB

Plus Code: 9C3XR88W+88

Entry Name: Lock 45 and Adjacent Dry Dock Grand Union Canal

Listing Date: 15 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42089

Location: Marsworth, Buckinghamshire, HP23

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Marsworth

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Marsworth

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Canal lock of c.1800, with dry dock, built as a narrow duplicate lock
1838-9 altered later C19. Brick retaining walls with stone coping.
Main lock has 2 pairs of gates with sluices and winding gear, the quoins
dated 1859 and 1864. Brick steps at W. end. One cast iron bollard,
one wooden bcllard. Pair of side ponds with winding gear dated 1865.
Dry dock has pair of gates at E. end and one cast iron bollard near
entrance. Covered by shed of brown brick with blue brick below openings,
and slate roof. Side to canal has blind window panels at each end and
6 louvred windows with segmental heads. W. end has central door,
flanking windows with semi-circular heads, and bank tablet in gable.
E. end has large opening with board doors.

Listing NGR: SP9286313879

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