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Crane Base and Short Length of Quay Wall of Stort Navigation, 20 Yards North of Road Near Bridge, Sawbridgeworth

Description: Crane Base and Short Length of Quay Wall of Stort Navigation, 20 Yards North of Road Near Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 160862

OS Grid Reference: TL4882115012
OS Grid Coordinates: 548821, 215012
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8139, 0.1575

Location: Station Road, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire CM21 9JZ

Locality: Sawbridgeworth
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM21 9JZ

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Crane base and short
length of quay wall
of Stort Navigation,
20 yds N of road
near bridge
TL 4882 1501:2/14
C18/C19. 5 foot solid iron pillar, tapering from 15" diameter at base.
Expanded moulded head. Projecting central top pin. Base for crane at
former wharf, about 5 feet from water edge where brick revetment is topped
by large 9 feet long York stone slab. Of archaeological interest in the
history of the Stort Navigation begun after an Act of Parliament in 1766.

Listing NGR: TL4882115012

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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