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Anton's Gowt Lock, Fishtoft

Description: Anton's Gowt Lock

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 191936

OS Grid Reference: TF3002447450
OS Grid Coordinates: 530024, 347450
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0086, -0.0635

Location: Frith Bank, Langriville, Lincolnshire PE22 7BE

Locality: Fishtoft
Local Authority: Boston Borough Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE22 7BE

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Listing Text


7/22 Anton's Gowt Lock


Pound-lock on the Fen drains. 1802-12 by John Rennie. Altered
1848 when GNR Lincolnshire loop line was constructed. Ashlar,
some wood and iron. Lock with 2 gates, battered pecked gritstone
ashlar side walls having wide curved gate rebates. 2 sets of
massive wood and iron lock gates. The southernmost being set
higher, and the top of the chamber with steps. At the north end
are the gritstone ashlar abutments, the sides with sunk panels,
for the GNR railway bridge, removed after the closure of the
line. The lock gives access to the navigable drains on East,
West and Wildmore fens. Source: Neil R. Wright. Also in Langri-
ville parish, East Lindsey District, Ref. item. 10/25.

Listing NGR: TF3002447450

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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