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Description: Ticklepenny Lock Tf 351889
Date Listed: 15 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 195470
OS Grid Reference: TF3510088900
OS Grid Coordinates: 535100, 388900
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3797, 0.0296
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KEDDINGTON ALVINGHAM ROAD
TF 38 NE
8/28 Ticklepenny Lock
15.4.85 TF 351889
Lock. 1767, by John Grundy. Red brick, limestone ashlar
dressings, timber and some cast iron. Lock chamber walls of 4
concave brick sections on either side with timber posts, now
partially intact and exposed, in between each section. Posts
partly hidden by large ashlar blocks. Top of chamber walls
ashlar coped. At either end the exposed timber beams survive
where original lock gates hung. The end sections of embankment
slope downwards to curved ends, and contained arched openings for
over shoots. 3rd section to west now masked by C20 concrete road
bridge which crosses lock. Small fragments of iron fixtures to
lock gates remain. Navigation abandoned in 1924.
Listing NGR: TF3510088900
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Source: English Heritage
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