Description: Retaining Wall Forming Part of Dam of Merevale Lake*
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
MEREVALE MEREVALE PARK
9/137 Retaining wall forming part of
dam of Merevale Lake
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
Source: English Heritage
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