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Description: Keadby Lock
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165195
OS Grid Reference: SE8349511415
OS Grid Coordinates: 483495, 411415
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5927, -0.7400
SE 81 SW KEADBY WITH ALTHORPE TRENTSIDE
4/131 Keadby Lock
Tidal canal lock and abutments for former swing bridge. 1793-1802 for the
Stainforth and Keadby Canal; new lock gates and sills fitted 1932; concrete
platform, lock-keeper's hut and sheet steel pilings to river front of 1970s-
80s. Ashlar-faced lock basin and bridge abutments. Timber lock gates with
iron railings. Aligned east-west, with River Trent to east. Single lock
basin with 2 alternating pairs of gates; the outer flood gates nearly 8
metres high. Lock wall has depth gauge in Roman numerals inscribed on north
side beside outer flood gates, and inscription to centre of north side
recording fitting of new gates and sills in August 1932. To west of lock
are abutments for former swing road bridge with curved recessed retaining
walls to north and south, and coped stone wall to southern entrance with
wooden and iron barred gate. C20 swing road bridge to west, and brick walls
around lock are not included in the listing. The Stainforth and Keadby
Canal, built to by-pass the lower reaches of the River Don, was purchased by
the South Yorkshire Railway Co which opened a line along the north canal
bank in 1859. Its terminus beside Keadby Lock was superceded in 1864 when
the line was diverted to Keady Bridge a mile to the south.
Listing NGR: SE8349511415
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Source: English Heritage
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