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Grand Union Canal Little Braunston Lock at Bridge Number 2

A Grade II Listed Building in Braunston, West Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2891 / 52°17'20"N

Longitude: -1.2027 / 1°12'9"W

OS Eastings: 454480

OS Northings: 265962

OS Grid: SP544659

Mapcode National: GBR 8RM.GRF

Mapcode Global: VHCV5.3QJJ

Plus Code: 9C4W7QQW+JW

Entry Name: Grand Union Canal Little Braunston Lock at Bridge Number 2

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360965

Location: Braunston, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Braunston

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Braunston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Description


BRAUNSTON GRAND UNION CANAL
SP56NW Little Braunston
4/74 Lock at Bridge No.2

GV II

Lock. Late C18, renovated C19 and C20, Datestones in walls, 1877, 1884 and 1915.
Retaining walls, red brick patched with blue brick. Stone and concrete coping.
Wooden gates. Section to west has wooden balance beams. Those to the east have
been replaced in steel. The Grand Junction Canal was authorised by Act of
Parliament in 1793. The Braunston section was complete by 1796. In 1929 it was
taken over by the Grand Union Canal Company and the name was changed.
(A.H. Faulkner: The Grand Union Canal, 1972).


Listing NGR: SP5448065962

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