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Hobhole Sluice

A Grade II Listed Building in Fishtoft, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.9395 / 52°56'22"N

Longitude: 0.029 / 0°1'44"E

OS Eastings: 536450

OS Northings: 339940

OS Grid: TF364399

Mapcode National: GBR KY8.N53

Mapcode Global: WHHLY.FC1V

Entry Name: Hobhole Sluice

Listing Date: 23 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191943

Location: Fishtoft, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22

County: Lincolnshire

District: Boston

Civil Parish: Fishtoft

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Fishtoft St Guthlac

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

(Anglian Water

14/27 Hobhole Sluice

23.10.86 II

Sluice. 1805. By John Rennie. Gritstone ashlar. Raked and
battered flanking walls. Facetted cutwaters, one with depth
marks in Roman numerals. Plain band, coped parapet curves
slightly to end piers. Iron sluice gates. Stone steps. Curving
wall to Haven side. The sluice was made with 3 openings of 15
feet each and was part of John Rennie's scheme for draining the
Fen. The waters from the Hobhole drain enter the Haven at the
sluice. Source: History of the Fens of South Lincs. Wheeler.

Listing NGR: TF3645039940

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