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Lock Keepers Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Eyton upon the Weald Moors, Telford and Wrekin

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7323 / 52°43'56"N

Longitude: -2.5153 / 2°30'55"W

OS Eastings: 365298

OS Northings: 315081

OS Grid: SJ652150

Mapcode National: GBR BV.0TQV

Mapcode Global: WH9CW.BLG7

Entry Name: Lock Keepers Cottage

Listing Date: 8 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362116

Location: Eyton upon the Weald Moors, Telford and Wrekin, TF6

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Eyton upon the Weald Moors

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Wellington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

EYTON-UPON-THE-WEALD-MOORS Lock Keeper's Cottage
1.
5362

SJ 61 NE 23/251

II


2.
Early C19 lock keeper's cottage on the Shrewsbury branch of the Shropshire Union
Canal. Probably of early 1830s date when the Shrewsbury Company planned to widen
the locks and bridges of the Shrewsbury Canal to take standard narrow boats. Only
the 2 Eyton locks and the bridges on the Wappenhall to Shrewsbury section were
widened.
Red brick with low pitched hipped slate roof with wide eaves. Two storeys. Four
bays. Modern casements in full height round-arched recesses with plain stone imposts.
The entrance bay to right of centre is narrower and has modern brick porch. The
ground floor windows have segmental arched openings. At first floor level the arches
have been infilled with new brick around new casements, and walls have blind arches.
Modern brick wing at rear.


Listing NGR: SJ6529815081

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