Building record M758 - Lock on Grantham Canal, West Bridgford


CANAL LOCK (Georgian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 58410 38592 (15m by 34m)
Map sheet SK53NE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish West Bridgford, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Locks. Built of brick and stone. Substantial remains. (1)
The Grantham Canal. The only lock of the original 18 to survive is that into the Trent. (2)
Sign reads 'The Grantham Canal 1793'. This may well be the only lock in working order but the remains of several others still stand. (3)

<1> NIAS, Sept 1981, Gazetteer - Rushcliffe (Serial). SNT959.

<2> Patrick A, 1975, Canals in Nottinghamshire (Monograph). SNT50.

<3> White J, 2002, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1529.

<4> Palmer M & Neaverson P, 1992, Industrial Landscapes of the East Midlands, p 139 (Monograph). SNT5.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Serial: NIAS. Sept 1981. Gazetteer - Rushcliffe. Rushcliffe.
  • <2> Monograph: Patrick A. 1975. Canals in Nottinghamshire. NCC.
  • <3> Personal comment: White J. 2002. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Monograph: Palmer M & Neaverson P. 1992. Industrial Landscapes of the East Midlands. Phillimore & Co Ltd. p 139.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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