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Lock at Anton's Gowt

A Grade II Listed Building in Fishtoft, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.0086 / 53°0'30"N

Longitude: -0.0635 / 0°3'48"W

OS Eastings: 530025

OS Northings: 347453

OS Grid: TF300474

Mapcode National: GBR JW1.8S2

Mapcode Global: WHHLJ.0M1W

Entry Name: Lock at Anton's Gowt

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359726

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196238

Location: Fishtoft, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22

County: Lincolnshire

District: Boston

Civil Parish: Fishtoft

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: The Brothertoft Group

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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(west side)

10/25 Lock at Anton's


Pound-lock. c.1812 under the direction of John Rennie. Altered
1848 when GNR Lincolnshire loop line was constructed. Ashlar,
some wood and iron. Lock with 2 gates, battered ashlar side
walls having wide curved gate rebates. Two sets of massive wood
and iron lock gates, the southernmost being set higher and the
top of the chamber with steps here. At the north end are the
ashlar abutments, the sides with sunk panels, for the GNR railway
bridge, removed after the closure of the line. The lock gives
access to the navigable drains on East, West and Wildmore fens.
The west half of this lock is in Langriville Parish, the east
half in Fishtoft, Boston Borough Council. Ref. item 7/22. The
area was drained and enclosed by the engineer John Rennie 1802-
12. Source: Wright.

Listing NGR: TF3002547453

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