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Coventry Canal, Atherstone Top Lock and Basin Below to North West

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherstone, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034782

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309122

Location: Atherstone, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV9

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Atherstone

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Atherstone St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

ATHERSTONE COVENTRY CANAL
SP3097
9/34 Atherstone Top Lock and basin
below to north west
GV II
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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