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Foxton Locks, Grand Union Canal Leicester Line

A Grade II* Listed Building in Foxton, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5006 / 52°30'2"N

Longitude: -0.9828 / 0°58'58"W

OS Eastings: 469145

OS Northings: 289677

OS Grid: SP691896

Mapcode National: GBR 9QQ.B9Y

Mapcode Global: VHDQR.XD8W

Entry Name: Foxton Locks, Grand Union Canal Leicester Line

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Last Amended: 30 June 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191334

Location: Foxton, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Foxton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Foxton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 68 NE FOXTON FOXTON

4/9 Foxton Locks,
Grand Union canal
(formerly listed as
Foxton Locks)
7.12.66
II
GV

the entry shall be amended to read;

SP 68 NE FOXTON FOXTON

4/9 Foxton Locks,
Grand Union canal
Leicester line
(formerly listed as
Foxton Locks)
7.12.66

GV II* (star)

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SP 68 NE FOXTON FOXTON

4/9 Foxton Locks, Grand
Union Canal
7.12.66 (formerly listed as
Foxton Locks)

GV II

Staircase flight of 10 locks. 2 groups of 5 locks, with a passing pound in
between, and side pounds. 1810-12, restored 1909. Brick with some stone. Top
Lock has a single gate, followed by 5 chambers, all with double gates and foot-
bridge. Beyond these, the passing pound, followed by a single gable and then 5
chambers descending, with double gates, the lower 4 chambers crossed by foot-
bridges. Flight ends at Bottom Lock. Each chamber is brick lined and has an
inset brick dated 1909. Grand Union Canal, engineered by Benjamin Bevan,
completed in 1814.
VCH, V, 91.


Listing NGR: SP6914589677

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