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Naburn Lock Old and New Lock, Naburn

Description: Naburn Lock Old and New Lock

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 326198

OS Grid Reference: SE5943344504
OS Grid Coordinates: 459433, 444504
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8933, -1.0971

Location: Naburn, York YO19 4RU

Locality: Naburn
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO19 4RU

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Listing Text

SE 54 SE
Old and New Lock
Pair of locks. 1757 and 1887-89. John Fowler, engineer and Nelson and Co.,
contractors of New Lock, for Ouse Navigation. Ashlar walls with timber and
cast-iron gates, bridges and winding gear. Locks have central island with
pointed ends. Each lock has ashlar sides with 2 pairs of plank gates
surmounted by walkways, some with clews by Adams Hydraulics Ltd., York and
London, and with stanchions with chains between. To each bank a cast-iron
swing bridge with lattice parapet. 8 pairs of winches, 4 per lock. One
winch for opening gate. Old Lock and adjacent dam built at a cost of
£10,000, New Lock, offices (q.v.) and workshops (q.v.) built at a cost of
£14,098. Carridge, William, Ouse Bridge to Naburn Lock, 1890, pp 493-505.

Listing NGR: SE5943344504

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Source: English Heritage

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