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Latitude: 51.0631 / 51°3'47"N
Longitude: -2.9889 / 2°59'20"W
OS Eastings: 330795
OS Northings: 129769
OS Grid: ST307297
Mapcode National: GBR M6.F6L7
Mapcode Global: FRA 46M9.PCY
Entry Name: Lower Maunsell Bridge at St 308298 lower Maunsell Lock No 3 at St 308298 maunsell Lock
Listing Date: 16 November 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344671
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269436
Location: North Petherton, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7
Civil Parish: North Petherton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 32 NW NORTH PETHERTON BRIDGWATER AND TAUNTON
Lower Maunsell Lock No 3
and Lower Maunsell
Bridge (shown on OS map
as Maunsel Lock) at ST
Lock and public road bridge. 1824-1827 restored C20. Brick lock chamber. Two
sets of double wooden gates with concrete balance beams. Counterweighted ground
paddle gearing at top, with metal ball weights. Counterweighted gate paddle gear-ing at bottom, with metal cylindrical weights. This type of paddle gearing is
unique to the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal. Across the lock tail is the bridge.
Brick. Single horseshoe arch, band, solid parapet with brick coping and piers
with stone coping. The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal was constructed between
1824-1827 with James Hollinsworth as engineer.
Listing NGR: ST3079529769
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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