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Pound Lock on Swift Ditch at Su 5126 9666

A Grade II Listed Building in Culham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6664 / 51°39'59"N

Longitude: -1.2602 / 1°15'36"W

OS Eastings: 451260

OS Northings: 196660

OS Grid: SU512966

Mapcode National: GBR 903.D72

Mapcode Global: VHCY7.3CMW

Entry Name: Pound Lock on Swift Ditch at Su 5126 9666

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059788

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248813

Location: Culham, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Culham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Culham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

2/28 Pound Lock on Swift Ditch at
SU 5126 9666

_ II

Pound lock. c,1620, with C19 repairs. Squared coursed stone sides with C19 red
brick repairs. Gates missing but some timber-work visible. History:
Oxford-Burcot Commission established by Acts of 1605 and 1624 to improve the
River Thames, built this pound lock, and others at Burcot and Ditchley (which do
not survive). Tackle dismantled in 1790 with the building of Abingdon Lock.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.7, 1962, p.28).

Listing NGR: SU5126096660

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