Listed Building: LOCK ON CROMFORD CANAL AT SK442 515 (1391065)

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Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 1284, 0, 10015
Date assigned Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Date last amended

Description

Canal lock with adjacent dry dock. c 1793, altered late C20 and early C21. Forms part of the Cromford canal. Engineered by William Jessop and Benjamin Outram. Coursed squared sandstone with moulded dressings and copings. Narrow lock chamber aligned north-west to south-east, with indented housings for lock gates at either end, now removed. To the south-west a narrow dry dock channel, formerly accessed from the north-west end extends from the lock mouth parallel to the lock chamber. One of a short flight of 3 locks on the Jacksdale section of the Cromford Canal, and one of a small number of surviving locks on its eastern end. Forms a group with the lock at SK440 517 and the lock at SK 443 506

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Location

Grid reference SK 4419 5155 (point)
Map sheet SK45SW
Civil Parish IRONVILLE, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Apr 10 2014 10:29AM

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