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Lower Maunsell Bridge at St 308298 lower Maunsell Lock No 3 at St 308298 maunsell Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in North Petherton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0631 / 51°3'47"N

Longitude: -2.9889 / 2°59'20"W

OS Eastings: 330795

OS Northings: 129769

OS Grid: ST307297

Mapcode National: GBR M6.F6L7

Mapcode Global: FRA 46M9.PCY

Entry Name: Lower Maunsell Bridge at St 308298 lower Maunsell Lock No 3 at St 308298 maunsell Lock

Listing Date: 16 November 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269436

Location: North Petherton, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: North Petherton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 32 NW NORTH PETHERTON BRIDGWATER AND TAUNTON
10/113 CANAL

Lower Maunsell Lock No 3
and Lower Maunsell
Bridge (shown on OS map
as Maunsel Lock) at ST
308298
GV
II

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 cylindrical 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. The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal was constructed between
1824-1827 with James Hollinsworth as engineer.


Listing NGR: ST3079529769

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