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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
Entry Name: Grand Union Canal Little Braunston Lock at Bridge Number 2
Listing Date: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1343024
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360965
Location: Braunston, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11
Civil Parish: Braunston
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Braunston All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
BRAUNSTON GRAND UNION CANAL
SP56NW Little Braunston
4/74 Lock at Bridge No.2
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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