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Grand Union Canal North Entrance to Crick Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Crick, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3438 / 52°20'37"N

Longitude: -1.1284 / 1°7'42"W

OS Eastings: 459475

OS Northings: 272105

OS Grid: SP594721

Mapcode National: GBR 8R4.3JM

Mapcode Global: VHCV0.DCB2

Entry Name: Grand Union Canal North Entrance to Crick Tunnel

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361015

Location: Crick, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Crick

Built-Up Area: Crick

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Crick St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

12/127 North entrance to Crick tunnel

- II

Tunnel entrance. Early C19. James Barnes engineer. Red brick parapet patched
with blue brick and partly rendered, stone coping. The arch is framed by flat
pilasters. Flanking walls partly rendered brick, curve forward slightly ending
with flat buttresses Blocked opening with rendered lintel in centre of parapet.
Brick string course at base of parapet. The tunnel was opened in 1814 and is
1528 yards long.
(A.H. Faulkner, The Grand Junction Canal, 1972, p.188).

Listing NGR: SP5947572104

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