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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 AT ANTON'S GOWT

List entry Number: 1359726

Location

LOCK AT ANTON'S GOWT, FRITH BANK

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

County District District Type Parish
LincolnshireBostonDistrict AuthorityFishtoft

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 196238

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TF 24 NE LANGRIVILLE FRITH BANK (west side)

10/25 Lock at Anton's Gowt

II

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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Wright, N R, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Lincolnshire

National Grid Reference: TF 30025 47453

Map


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