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Lock on River Lugg Toward Confluence with Wye,national Grid Reference So569375, Mordiford

Description: Lock on River Lugg Toward Confluence with Wye,national Grid Reference So569375

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 154913

OS Grid Reference: SO5689937503
OS Grid Coordinates: 356899, 237503
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0343, -2.6297

Location: B4224, Hampton Bishop, County of Herefordshire HR1 4LN

Locality: Mordiford
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR1 4LN

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Listing Text

SO 53 NE
SO 569375
Lock on River Lugg
5/56 toward confluence with
Wye NGR 569375
- II
Pound lock. Possibly early C18. Stone walls of lock chamber flank banks
of River Lugg with traces of position of lower lock gate. In poor condition
but an interesting survival of the navigation of the Lugg. Permission to
navigate the Wye and Lugg as far as Leominster was given by Act of Parliament
to Sir William Sandys in 1662. (Nancy Richards: A Brief History of the
Navigation of the Rivers Wye and Lugg, 1969, Hereford City Library; John Lloyd:
Papers relating to the history and navigation of the Rivers Wye and Lugg, 1873,
Hereford City Library, Pilly Collection; Hereford City Quarter Sessions Order
Order Book Q/SO/1 & 2, Hereford Record Office).

Listing NGR: SO5690037500

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Source: English Heritage

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