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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: FOXTON LOCKS, GRAND UNION CANAL LEICESTER LINE

List entry Number: 1360753

Location

FOXTON LOCKS, GRAND UNION CANAL LEICESTER LINE

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: 07-Dec-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Jun-1993

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 191334

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W , The Victoria History of the County of Leicester, (1964), 91

National Grid Reference: SP 69145 89677

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