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Nash Mills Lock on Grand Union Canal, Nash Mills

Description: Nash Mills Lock on Grand Union Canal

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157694

OS Grid Reference: TL0688004575
OS Grid Coordinates: 506880, 204575
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7297, -0.4538

Location: Kingfisher Dr, Nash Mills, Hertfordshire HP3 9TF

Locality: Nash Mills
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP3 9TF

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Listing Text

TL 00 SE (North side)

- Nash Mills Lock
on Grand Union Canal


Canal Lock. Circa 1797 as a lock on the Grand Junction Canal Company
(became Grand Union Canal by amalgamation 1929). Date 1877 on iron
hinge of upper gate may mark repairs. Early C20 steps and revetment
next lower gate. Brick and stone masonry basin with brown engineering
brick steps and revetment next lower gate. Wooden gates with steel
extensions to beams. Lock 88ft by 16ft to accommodate narrow boats
in pairs. Gate and ground paddles to upper gates, gate paddles only
to lower gates. (Branch Johnson (1970)118-20). The eastern half of
the lock lies in Abbots Langley civil parish in Three Rivers District.

Listing NGR: TL0688004575

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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