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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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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

Plus Code: 9C3V9X3X+RP

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

Tagged with: Lock

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SU 00 61 DEVIZES Kennet & Avon Canal

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


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

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