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Lock Keeper's Cottage with Adjoining Stable Block and Foxton Canal Craft Shop, Adjacent to Foxton Bottom Lock, Grand Union Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Foxton, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5011 / 52°30'4"N

Longitude: -0.9829 / 0°58'58"W

OS Eastings: 469142

OS Northings: 289734

OS Grid: SP691897

Mapcode National: GBR 9QQ.4BV

Mapcode Global: VHDQR.XD8G

Entry Name: Lock Keeper's Cottage with Adjoining Stable Block and Foxton Canal Craft Shop, Adjacent to Foxton Bottom Lock, Grand Union Canal

Listing Date: 9 March 1989

Last Amended: 30 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191336

Location: Foxton, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Foxton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Foxton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 68 NE FOXTON FOXTON

4/12 Lock-Keeper's Cottage adjacent
to Foxton Bottom Lock, Grand
Union Canal

GV II

The entry shall be amended to read:-

SP 68 NE FOXTON FOXTON

4/12 Lock-Keeper's Cottage with
adjoining stable block and
Foxton Canal Craft Shop,
adjacent to Foxton Bottom Lock,
Grand Union Canal

GV II

Lock-Keeper's cottage with adjoining stable block and cottage, now shop. Cottage is brick, now
rendered. Hipped slate roof with overhanging eaves and end stacks. East front: 2 storeys, 3 bays.
Central door-way with cambered arch and C20 panel door. To left and right, single C20 3-light
casements with cambered arches. Above, a smaller central window with to left and right, single C20
3-light casements with cambered arches. A brick outshot adjoins to north. Former stable block and
cottage range linked to lock-keeper's cottage by small, walled yard. Brick, now rendered. Pitched slate
roof with single ridge stack over cottage. Single storey. Stable has doorway with plank door, flanked
by single, square windows. To right former cottage has cambered arch doorway with plank door, with
to right, 2 cambered arch windows with C20 2-light frames. The Leicester Line of the Grand Union
Canal was engineered by Benjamin Bevan between 1810-1814.

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SP 68 NE FOXTON FOXTON

4/12 Lock-Keeper's Cottage
adjacent to Foxton
Bottom Lock, Grand Union
Canal

GV II

Lock-Keeper's cottage. Early C19. Brick, now rendered. Hipped slate roof with
overhanging eaves and end stacks. East front: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central door-
way with cambered arch and C20 panel door. To left and right, single C20 3-light
casements with cambered arches. Above, a smaller central window with to left and
right, single C20 3-light casements with cambered arches. A brick outshot adjoins
to north. Grand Union Canal, engineered by Benjamin Bevan, completed in 1814.


Listing NGR: SP6914289734

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