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Aire and Calder Navigation Kings Lock at Se 373 244

A Grade II Listed Building in Normanton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.7152 / 53°42'54"N

Longitude: -1.4354 / 1°26'7"W

OS Eastings: 437361

OS Northings: 424453

OS Grid: SE373244

Mapcode National: GBR LTFG.1Y

Mapcode Global: WHDBY.XWN8

Plus Code: 9C5WPH87+3V

Entry Name: Aire and Calder Navigation Kings Lock at Se 373 244

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436890

ID on this website: 101261691

Location: Lower Altofts, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF6

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Normanton

Built-Up Area: Normanton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Altofts St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Lock

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SE 32 SE
2/49 Kings Lock at SE 373
- II
Lock on Calder Cut of Aire and Calder Navigation. Opened 1839; Engineers
George Leather and Sons of Leeds. Sandstone in large dressed blocks (with
some concrete repairs); wooden gates. Quadrantally curved entrances at each
end; upper and lower gates, and intermediate gates (now operated
hydraulically, by electric power, but manual until 1960's). Overflow sluice
from north west corner. (Modern control cabin and bridge not included in the

Listing NGR: SE3736124452

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