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Lock House and Adjoining Lock Cottage at Lock No 46 on Grand Union Canal, Northchurch

Description: Lock House and Adjoining Lock Cottage at Lock No 46 on Grand Union Canal

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157749

OS Grid Reference: SP9583910350
OS Grid Coordinates: 495839, 210350
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7836, -0.6120

Location: A4251, Northchurch, Hertfordshire HP23 5RF

Locality: Northchurch
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP23 5RF

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Listing Text

SP 91 SE (North side)

1/246 Lock House and adjoining
- Lock Cottage at Lock No.46
on Grand Union Canal


2 adjoining Lock Keepers' houses. Early/mid C19, for Grand Junction Canal
Company (became Grand Union by amalgamation in 1929). Painted red brick
with hipped slate roof. 2 storeys and basements, facing S, entered from
raised level of lockside with rear entry at lower level. Larger W house
(No. 111 on door) has 2 windows to each floor and door in middle.
2-light casement windows with segmental arches to 1st floor. Recessed
sash window with 2/2 panes on left, and segmental bay window to right of
4-panel flush-beaded door with gabled trellis porch, E house formerly 2
small houses with handed plans, shared internal stack, doors together at
front (W doorway blocked) and a window to each house on each floor.
Recessed sash windows with 3/3 panes. E gable stuccoed and lined as
ashlar, with a central door at basement level and one sash window to
each floor.

Listing NGR: SP9583910350

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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