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Cottage with Attached Lobby, Walled Yards and Wash House at Atherstone Lock Number 5 Coventry Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherstone, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5793 / 52°34'45"N

Longitude: -1.5541 / 1°33'14"W

OS Eastings: 430314

OS Northings: 298041

OS Grid: SP303980

Mapcode National: GBR 5HP.9WW

Mapcode Global: WHCHD.3F7G

Entry Name: Cottage with Attached Lobby, Walled Yards and Wash House at Atherstone Lock Number 5 Coventry Canal

Listing Date: 19 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434562

Location: Atherstone, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV9

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Atherstone

Built-Up Area: Atherstone

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Merevale with Bentley

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

The following Buildings shall be added:-

ATHERSTONE COVENTRY CANAL
SP 39 NW
2/10002 Cottage with attached lobby,
walled yards and wash house at
Atherstone Lock No 5
GV II
Lock cottage, now pair of cottages. Built for Coventry Canal CO. L C18
or C19 extended in mid C19. Painted brick. Slate roof with gable stack
and ridge stack. Rear extension with gable stack. Dentilled cornice
and gables. Canal front: 3 bays, 2 storeys. Central doorway with
cambered arch to through passage dividing dwellings. To left of
doorway a 3-light central opening casement with cambered arch. To
right, a smaller 3-light casement followed by a 3-light central
opening casement, both with cambered arches. Above, a range of 3, 3-
light central opening casements with flat arches. Mid C19 front
extension consists of bay to right of ridge stack. Adjoining is a
lock-keeper's lobby: mid C19, brindled brick with plain tile roof,
ridge stack and gable stack. Doorway with stone lintel and plank door,
flanked by single windows with stone lintels and sills and C20
casements. Lobby and cottage both have adjoining mid C19 walls with
basket-arched doorways giving into small yards, that to left of
cottage with attached wash-house. A rare example of a Canal Co.
cottage with surviving yards and outbuildings.


Listing NGR: SP3031498041

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