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River Trent Navigation, Stop Lock,west Side of Tamworth Road Bridge,sawley

A Grade II Listed Building in Lockington-Hemington, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.874 / 52°52'26"N

Longitude: -1.302 / 1°18'7"W

OS Eastings: 447074

OS Northings: 330950

OS Grid: SK470309

Mapcode National: GBR 7H0.TXL

Mapcode Global: WHDH8.Z142

Entry Name: River Trent Navigation, Stop Lock,west Side of Tamworth Road Bridge,sawley

Listing Date: 3 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461796

Location: Lockington-Hemington, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, NG10

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Lockington-Hemington

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Lockington St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


SK47083095 LOCKINGTON HEMINGTON RIVERTRENT NAVIGATION

1/10008 Stop Lock, west side of
Tamworth Road Bridge,
Sawley

II

Stop Lock on River Trent. Late C.18. Possibly Jessop (engineer). Dressed stone. Chamfered :1shlar low sided chamber and coping, with chamber walls sloping down from gates to lower level at centre.: of lock. Ashlar wing walls and coping. Pairs of top and bottom gates with rack and pinion gate paddles and wood balance beams. Later concreted lower quadrant with blue engineering heel grips only evident alteration. A stop lock was used to control "Hater flows, minimising water loss at times of low river levels; this is :1n unusual design and well preserved example. Bridge not included.


Listing NGR: SK4707430950

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Description


SK47083095 LOCKINGTON HEMINGTON RIVERTRENT NAVIGATION

1/10008 Stop Lock, west side of
Tamworth Road Bridge,
Sawley

II

Stop Lock on River Trent. Late C.18. Possibly Jessop (engineer). Dressed stone. Chamfered :1shlar low sided chamber and coping, with chamber walls sloping down from gates to lower level at centre.: of lock. Ashlar wing walls and coping. Pairs of top and bottom gates with rack and pinion gate paddles and wood balance beams. Later concreted lower quadrant with blue engineering heel grips only evident alteration. A stop lock was used to control "Hater flows, minimising water loss at times of low river levels; this is :1n unusual design and well preserved example. Bridge not included.


Listing NGR: SK4707430950

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