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Linton Lock, Linton-on-Ouse

Description: Linton Lock

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 332107

OS Grid Reference: SE4995660125
OS Grid Coordinates: 449956, 460125
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0347, -1.2387

Location: Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire YO30 2AZ

Locality: Linton-on-Ouse
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO30 2AZ

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Listing Text


1/14 Linton Lock



Lock. c1767 with later repairs. Coursed limestone. Lock walls of large blocks
of stone. Renewed gates. Incised on the south wall at the west end are Roman
numerals indicating the water level in feet. The Lock was built following an
Act of Parliament of 1767 which specified that the lock should hold vessels
60' x 15'4" drawing 4' of water (Act of 1767, pl4).

'An Act for Making Navigable the River Ouse ... 1767' in Private Acts 1757-1769,
York Library.

Listing NGR: SE4995660125

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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