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Kennet and Avon Canal, Kennet Lock, Immediately North of Town Bridge, the Nursery

A Grade II Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3545 / 51°21'16"N

Longitude: -2.0006 / 2°0'2"W

OS Eastings: 400051

OS Northings: 161715

OS Grid: SU000617

Mapcode National: GBR 2V0.503

Mapcode Global: VHB4G.86PZ

Entry Name: Kennet and Avon Canal, Kennet Lock, Immediately North of Town Bridge, the Nursery

Listing Date: 15 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435458

Location: Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Devizes

Built-Up Area: Devizes

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Devizes St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 00 61 DEVIZES Kennet & Avon Canal

2/351 Kennet Lock, immediately
north of Town Bridge,
The Nursery

GV II

Lock, integral with Town Bridge. Early C19, C20 alterations. Brick chamber with
stone coping. Stone quoins to gate recesses. 2 sets of double wooden gates; top
gates with mechanical ground paddle gearing, bottom gates with hydraulic gate paddle
gearing. The Kennet and Avon Canal was constructed between 1794-1810. John Rennie
was principal engineer.


Listing NGR: SU0005161715

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

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