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Latitude: 52.697 / 52°41'49"N
Longitude: -3.1021 / 3°6'7"W
OS Eastings: 325615
OS Northings: 311605
OS Grid: SJ256116
Mapcode National: GBR B2.30YF
Mapcode Global: WH79J.BG1R
Plus Code: 9C4RMVWX+Q5
Entry Name: Lock Cottage
Listing Date: 29 February 1996
Last Amended: 29 February 1996
Source ID: 16771
Building Class: Transport
Location: Alongside Top lock on the Montgomeryshire Canal, to the rear of Manor House and Little Bank Farm.
Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)
Locality: Pool Quay
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
History: The cottage was built between 1819 and 1821 by the Eastern Branch of the Montgomeryshire Canal, and further extended in the early C19.
Exterior: Painted brick with dentilled eaves band and slate roof: gable end stacks. 2 storeys, 2-unit plan, with central doorway in shallow gabled timber porch facing the lock. Single 2-light casement window over the doorway, but otherwise no windows on this elevation. Small-paned casement windows alongside the gable end stacks, and in E facing elevation, with plain timber lintels. The single storeyed extension to the N is a C20 remodelling of an earlier addition.
Listed as a well-preserved surviving example of an early Montgomeryshire Canal Lock-keeper's house, and part of a group of canal-structures at Pool Quay.
Reference: Stephen Hughes, The Archaeology of the Montgomeryshire Canal, 1988, pp.97-8
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