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Retaining Wall Forming Part of Dam of Merevale Lake*, Merevale

Description: Retaining Wall Forming Part of Dam of Merevale Lake*

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309230

OS Grid Reference: SP3008897170
OS Grid Coordinates: 430088, 297170
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5715, -1.5575

Location: Merevale, Warwickshire CV9 2HG

Locality: Merevale
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV9 2HG

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Listing Text

9/137 Retaining wall forming part of
dam of Merevale Lake
- II
Retaining wall forming part of a dam. c.1833. Purple brick with dentil cornice.
The wall is arched to a height of approximately 3 metres at its centre, and is
also curved. 3 round-arched openings. The tall central opening is a tunnel
containing the screw mechanism of a plug to the lake. Much smaller openings, to
left, and to right forming a water outlet.
(Information from Sir William Dugdale)

Listing NGR: SP3008897170

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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