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Coventry Canal, Atherstone Lock Number 2

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherstone, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.5754 / 52°34'31"N

Longitude: -1.5516 / 1°33'5"W

OS Eastings: 430486

OS Northings: 297608

OS Grid: SP304976

Mapcode National: GBR 5HP.JK6

Mapcode Global: WHCHD.4JFG

Plus Code: 9C4WHCGX+59

Entry Name: Coventry Canal, Atherstone Lock Number 2

Listing Date: 30 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309123

Location: Atherstone, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV9

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Atherstone

Built-Up Area: Atherstone

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Atherstone St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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9/35 Atherstone Lock No.2
Canal lock. 1780s with later repairs. English bond brick with coping of large
sandstone blocks. End wall to right has large quoins. Some parts of coping
replaced with concrete blocks. Single and double lock gates. The section of the
Coventry Canal from Atherstone to Fazely was completed by 1790. Included for
group value.
(H.R. Hodgkinson: Notes on the History of Midland Waterways, p83; Transactions
of the Birmingham Archaeological Society: 1913, Vol 89)

Listing NGR: SP3048697608

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