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Grand Union Canal South Entrance to Crick Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Crick, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3316 / 52°19'53"N

Longitude: -1.133 / 1°7'58"W

OS Eastings: 459178

OS Northings: 270743

OS Grid: SP591707

Mapcode National: GBR 8R4.VRC

Mapcode Global: VHCV0.9NWG

Entry Name: Grand Union Canal South Entrance to Crick Tunnel

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361014

Location: Crick, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Crick

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Crick St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

CRICK GRAND UNION CANAL
SPS7SE
2/126 South entrance to Crick Tunnel

GV II

Tunnel entrance. Early C19. James Barnes engineer. Blue and red brick, with
stone coping. Arch framed by flat buttresses. Flanking brick walls curve forward
slightly ending with similar buttresses. Blocked opening with flat arched brick
frame in centre of parapet. Brick string course at base of parapet. The tunnel
was opened in 1814 and is 1528 yards long.
(A.H. Faulkner, The Grand Junction Canal, 1972, p.188).


Listing NGR: SP5917870742

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