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Latitude: 53.0086 / 53°0'30"N
Longitude: -0.0635 / 0°3'48"W
OS Eastings: 530025
OS Northings: 347453
OS Grid: TF300474
Mapcode National: GBR JW1.8S2
Mapcode Global: WHHLJ.0M1W
Entry Name: Lock at Anton's Gowt
Listing Date: 17 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1359726
English Heritage Legacy ID: 196238
Location: Fishtoft, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22
Civil Parish: Fishtoft
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire
Church of England Parish: The Brothertoft Group
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
TF 24 NE LANGRIVILLE FRITH BANK
10/25 Lock at Anton's
Pound-lock. c.1812 under the direction of John Rennie. Altered
1848 when GNR Lincolnshire loop line was constructed. Ashlar,
some wood and iron. Lock with 2 gates, battered ashlar side
walls having wide curved gate rebates. Two sets of massive wood
and iron lock gates, the southernmost being set higher and the
top of the chamber with steps here. At the north end are the
ashlar abutments, the sides with sunk panels, for the GNR railway
bridge, removed after the closure of the line. The lock gives
access to the navigable drains on East, West and Wildmore fens.
The west half of this lock is in Langriville Parish, the east
half in Fishtoft, Boston Borough Council. Ref. item 7/22. The
area was drained and enclosed by the engineer John Rennie 1802-
12. Source: Wright.
Listing NGR: TF3002547453
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