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Trent and Mersey Canal Weston Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-on-Trent, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8462 / 52°50'46"N

Longitude: -1.3952 / 1°23'42"W

OS Eastings: 440827

OS Northings: 327802

OS Grid: SK408278

Mapcode National: GBR 7H8.G34

Mapcode Global: WHDH7.JQTD

Plus Code: 9C4WRJW3+FW

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Weston Lock

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83245

Location: Weston upon Trent, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE72

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Weston upon Trent

Built-Up Area: Weston-on-Trent

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Weston-on-Trent St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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4/258 (West Side)
Weston Lock
Lock chamber, gates and leat. 1770 by engineer James Brindley,
with minor later repairs. Red brick chamber, partly rebuilt in
blue brick, with stone and concrete copings, and metal and wood
gates. Chamber is approximately 12 feet deep with small metal
bollards along either edge and with C20 steps to centre of south
side. Gates to western end are of wood, with concrete and metal
balance beams, rack and pinion paddle mechanisms and metal
handrails to top. One replaced piece of timber in the gates is
dated 1978. Eastern gates have a timber frame with metal
plates, large wooden balance beams and barrel gearing for
paddles. Both gates have concrete semi-circles with brick steps
to either side. Brick leat runs to north side of the lock and
returns to the canal after the bridge. To west end of leat
there is another pair of rack and pinion mechanisms. Beyond
eastern gates adjacent to the bridge is a small C20 metal
bridge. Built as part of the Trent and Mersey Canal.

Listing NGR: SK4082727802

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