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Lock Cottage at Crowther Hall Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7024 / 52°42'8"N

Longitude: -3.1001 / 3°6'0"W

OS Eastings: 325759

OS Northings: 312201

OS Grid: SJ257122

Mapcode National: GBR B2.2TNX

Mapcode Global: WH79J.BBZM

Entry Name: Lock Cottage at Crowther Hall Lock

Listing Date: 29 February 1996

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16766

Building Class: Transport

Location: On the W side of Crowther Hall Lock, which is immediately W of Crowther Hall.

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Locality: Pool Quay

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

History: The Eastern Branch of the Montgomeryshire Canal was built between 1794 and 1797, engineered by John and Thomas Dadford. George Buck was engineer between 1819 and 1831 and carried out work on the locks: it seems likely that the cottage was built during this period.

Exterior: Brick with slate roof on broad overhanging eaves. 2 storeyed, single unit plan, with shallow rear wing. Doorway to the left, and 3-light casement window alongside; similar upper windows both have bracketed stone sills.

Listed as a good surviving example of an early C19 lock cottage, which forms part of a group with the lock and bridge.

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