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Lower Maunsell Bridge at St 308298 Lower Maunsell Lock No 3 at St 308298 Maunsell Lock, North Petherton

Description: Lower Maunsell Bridge at St 308298 Lower Maunsell Lock No 3 at St 308298 Maunsell Lock

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 269436

OS Grid Reference: ST3079529769
OS Grid Coordinates: 330795, 129769
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0631, -2.9889

Location: Bankland Lane, North Petherton, Somerset TA7 0DH

Locality: North Petherton
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA7 0DH

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Listing Text

10/113 CANAL

Lower Maunsell Lock No 3
and Lower Maunsell
Bridge (shown on OS map
as Maunsel Lock) at ST

Lock and public road bridge. 1824-1827 restored C20. Brick lock chamber. Two
sets of double wooden gates with concrete balance beams. Counterweighted ground
paddle gearing at top, with metal ball weights. Counterweighted gate paddle gear-ing at bottom, with metal cylindrical weights. This type of paddle gearing is
unique to the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal. Across the lock tail is the bridge.
Brick. Single horseshoe arch, band, solid parapet with brick coping and piers
with stone coping. The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal was constructed between
1824-1827 with James Hollinsworth as engineer.

Listing NGR: ST3079529769

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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