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Description: Lock at Anton's Gowt
Date Listed: 17 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 196238
OS Grid Reference: TF3002547453
OS Grid Coordinates: 530025, 347453
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0086, -0.0635
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TF 24 NE LANGRIVILLE FRITH BANK
10/25 Lock at Anton's
Pound-lock. c.1812 under the direction of John Rennie. Altered
1848 when GNR Lincolnshire loop line was constructed. Ashlar,
some wood and iron. Lock with 2 gates, battered ashlar side
walls having wide curved gate rebates. Two sets of massive wood
and iron lock gates, the southernmost being set higher and the
top of the chamber with steps here. At the north end are the
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.
The west half of this lock is in Langriville Parish, the east
half in Fishtoft, Boston Borough Council. Ref. item 7/22. The
area was drained and enclosed by the engineer John Rennie 1802-
12. Source: Wright.
Listing NGR: TF3002547453
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Source: English Heritage
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