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Lock on River Lugg Toward Confluence with Wye,national Grid Reference So569375

A Grade II Listed Building in Hampton Bishop, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0343 / 52°2'3"N

Longitude: -2.6297 / 2°37'46"W

OS Eastings: 356899

OS Northings: 237503

OS Grid: SO568375

Mapcode National: GBR FP.G49W

Mapcode Global: VH85X.C4NC

Entry Name: Lock on River Lugg Toward Confluence with Wye,national Grid Reference So569375

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 154913

Location: Hampton Bishop, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Hampton Bishop

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Hampton Bishop

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 53 NE
SO 569375
Lock on River Lugg
5/56 toward confluence with
Wye NGR 569375
- II
Pound lock. Possibly early C18. Stone walls of lock chamber flank banks
of River Lugg with traces of position of lower lock gate. In poor condition
but an interesting survival of the navigation of the Lugg. Permission to
navigate the Wye and Lugg as far as Leominster was given by Act of Parliament
to Sir William Sandys in 1662. (Nancy Richards: A Brief History of the
Navigation of the Rivers Wye and Lugg, 1969, Hereford City Library; John Lloyd:
Papers relating to the history and navigation of the Rivers Wye and Lugg, 1873,
Hereford City Library, Pilly Collection; Hereford City Quarter Sessions Order
Order Book Q/SO/1 & 2, Hereford Record Office).

Listing NGR: SO5690037500

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