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Lock Keeper's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brierley Hill, Dudley

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403768

Location: Dudley, DY5

County: Dudley

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

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Listing Text

1. THE GOSS
5106 Brierley Hill

4/1 No 42 (Lock-Keeper's House

II


2.
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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