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Coventry Canal, Atherstone Top Lock and Basin Below to North West, Atherstone

Description: Coventry Canal, Atherstone Top Lock and Basin Below to North West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309122

OS Grid Reference: SP3056897539
OS Grid Coordinates: 430568, 297539
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5748, -1.5504

Location: Penny Hapenny Court, Atherstone, Warwickshire CV9 2AA

Locality: Atherstone
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV9 2AA

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Listing Text

9/34 Atherstone Top Lock and basin
below to north west
Canal lock and basin. 1780s, with later repairs. English bond brick with coping
of large sandstone blocks. End wall to right of lock has large quoins. Some
parts of coping replaced with concrete blocks. Basin retaining walls are also in
part of large sandstone blocks. Drained at time of survey. Single and double
lock gates. The section of the Coventry Canal from Atherstone to Fazeley was
completed by 1790.
(H.R. Hodgkinson: Notes on the History of Midland Waterways, p83; Transactions
of the Birminghan Archaeological Society, 1913, Vol 89)

Listing NGR: SP3056897539

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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