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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LOCK KEEPER'S COTTAGE WITH ADJOINING STABLE BLOCK AND FOXTON CANAL CRAFT SHOP, ADJACENT TO FOXTON BOTTOM LOCK, GRAND UNION CANAL

List entry Number: 1061459

Location

LOCK KEEPER'S COTTAGE WITH ADJOINING STABLE BLOCK AND FOXTON CANAL CRAFT SHOP, ADJACENT TO FOXTON BOTTOM LOCK, GRAND UNION CANAL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHarboroughDistrict AuthorityFoxton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Mar-1989

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Jun-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 191336

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Details

SP 68 NE FOXTON FOXTON

4/12 Lock-Keeper's Cottage adjacent to Foxton Bottom Lock, Grand Union Canal

GV II

The entry shall be amended to read:-

SP 68 NE FOXTON FOXTON

4/12 Lock-Keeper's Cottage with adjoining stable block and Foxton Canal Craft Shop, adjacent to Foxton Bottom Lock, Grand Union Canal

GV II

Lock-Keeper's cottage with adjoining stable block and cottage, now shop. Cottage is brick, now rendered. Hipped slate roof with overhanging eaves and end stacks. East front: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central door-way with cambered arch and C20 panel door. To left and right, single C20 3-light casements with cambered arches. Above, a smaller central window with to left and right, single C20 3-light casements with cambered arches. A brick outshot adjoins to north. Former stable block and cottage range linked to lock-keeper's cottage by small, walled yard. Brick, now rendered. Pitched slate roof with single ridge stack over cottage. Single storey. Stable has doorway with plank door, flanked by single, square windows. To right former cottage has cambered arch doorway with plank door, with to right, 2 cambered arch windows with C20 2-light frames. The Leicester Line of the Grand Union Canal was engineered by Benjamin Bevan between 1810-1814.

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SP 68 NE FOXTON FOXTON

4/12 Lock-Keeper's Cottage adjacent to Foxton Bottom Lock, Grand Union Canal

GV II

Lock-Keeper's cottage. Early C19. Brick, now rendered. Hipped slate roof with overhanging eaves and end stacks. East front: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central door- way with cambered arch and C20 panel door. To left and right, single C20 3-light casements with cambered arches. Above, a smaller central window with to left and right, single C20 3-light casements with cambered arches. A brick outshot adjoins to north. Grand Union Canal, engineered by Benjamin Bevan, completed in 1814.

Listing NGR: SP6914289734

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National Grid Reference: SP 69142 89734

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