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Latitude: 52.5748 / 52°34'29"N
Longitude: -1.5504 / 1°33'1"W
OS Eastings: 430568
OS Northings: 297539
OS Grid: SP305975
Mapcode National: GBR 5HP.JV6
Mapcode Global: WHCHD.4JZY
Entry Name: Coventry Canal, Atherstone Top Lock and Basin Below to North West
Listing Date: 30 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1034782
English Heritage Legacy ID: 309122
Location: Atherstone, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV9
District: North Warwickshire
Civil Parish: Atherstone
Built-Up Area: Atherstone
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Atherstone St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
ATHERSTONE COVENTRY CANAL
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
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