Building record MYO1964 - NABURN LOCK OLD AND NEW LOCK


Pair of locks, built in 1757 and 1887-89. The locks have a central island with pointed ends.


Grid reference SE 5943 4450 (point)
Map sheet SE54SE
Civil Parish Naburn, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Pair of locks. 1757 and 1887-89. John Fowler, engineer and Nelson and Co., contractors of New Lock, for Ouse Navigation. Ashlar walls with timber and cast-iron gates, bridges and winding gear. Locks have central island with pointed ends. Each lock has ashlar sides with 2 pairs of plank gates surmounted by walkways, some with clews by Adams Hydraulics Ltd., York and London, and with stanchions with chains between. To each bank a cast-iron swing bridge with lattice parapet. 8 pairs of winches, 4 per lock. One winch for opening gate. Old Lock and adjacent dam built at a cost of £10,000, New Lock, offices (q.v.) and workshops (q.v.) built at a cost of £14,098. Carridge, William, Ouse Bridge to Naburn Lock, 1890, pp 493-505.
Listing NGR: SE5943344504

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Unified Designation System UID 1316289

No further description provided.

Related event: (UID 613515) INVESTIGATION BY RCHME/EH ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY Architectural Survey 14-NOV-1995 - 14-NOV-1995

Record relates to MYO357 which is a record for just the 1757 lock.

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Jun 23 2020 4:16PM


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