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Latitude: 51.0595 / 51°3'34"N
Longitude: -2.9889 / 2°59'20"W
OS Eastings: 330792
OS Northings: 129374
OS Grid: ST307293
Mapcode National: GBR M6.FDLD
Mapcode Global: FRA 46MB.3D8
Entry Name: Higher Maunsell Bridge at St 308294 higher Maunsell Lock No 4 at St 308294
Listing Date: 16 November 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060154
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269437
Location: North Petherton, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA3
Civil Parish: North Petherton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 32 SW NORTH PETHERTON BRIDGWATER AND TAUNTON
Higher Maunsell Lock
No 4 and Higher Maunsell
Bridge at ST 308294
Lock and public road bridge. 1824-1827, restored C20. Brick lock chamber. Two
sets of double wooden gates with concrete balance beams. Counterweighted ground
paddle gearing at top with metal ball weights. Counterweighted gate paddle gear-
ing at bottom with metal cylinder weights. This type of paddle gearing is unique
to the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal. Across the lock tail is the bridge. Brick.
Single horseshoe arch, band, solid parapet with brick coping and piers with stone
coping. South parapet rebuilt in brick. The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal was
constructed between 1824-1827 with James Hollinsworth as engineer.
Listing NGR: ST3079229373
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