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Latitude: 52.4763 / 52°28'34"N
Longitude: -2.1199 / 2°7'11"W
OS Eastings: 391954
OS Northings: 286490
OS Grid: SO919864
Mapcode National: GBR 4GT.3P
Mapcode Global: VH91J.61N0
Entry Name: Lock Keeper's House
Listing Date: 28 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1279272
English Heritage Legacy ID: 403768
Location: Dudley, DY5
Electoral Ward/Division: Brierley Hill
Built-Up Area: Brierley Hill
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Brierley Hill
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
1. THE GOSS
5106 Brierley Hill
4/1 No 42 (Lock-Keeper's House
Lock-Keeper's house. 1779 with C19 alterations and addition. Probably based on a
standard design by Thomas Dadford, Senior,Surveyor and Engineer to the Dudley Canal
Company, to house the keeper of the Delph Locks. Later render on brick. Later tiles
to roof: a hip over the canted N.W. end bay which faces the canal, and gables at the
S.E. end. Brick ridge stack and gable end stacks. Brick dentil eaves cornice.
2 storeys withCl9 single storey gabled extension at S.E, end. The canted bay at N.W.
end has a C19 cross mullion/transom casement with bars on the front. A metal plate
above inscribed with the Birmingham Canal Navigation reference number:151. On first
floor a horned sash. Probably windows to the canted sides, but now blocked and
rendered. Entry on S.W. side in C1930 porch. Windows similar to N.W. bay on N.E.
and S.W. sides of house.Interior not inspected. The locks, which were originally
close to the house, were replaced in 1858 by locks at 68 metres to N.W. Important as
one of the few surviving canal houses of this type.
Listing NGR: SO9195486490
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