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CHER Number:06503
Type of record:Monument
Name:C19th lock, Lode

Summary - not yet available

Grid Reference:TL 516 651
Parish:Lode, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire

Monument Type(s):

  • LOCK (19th century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status:

  • SHINE: Bottisham Lode, first recorded by name in 1729 but existed since the late 12th century. It is an artificial water course extending in a north-west direction from Lode to Horingsea

Full description

R1, R2, Lock, of 'flash' type, has white brick retaining walls, floor paved with stone flags and a timber gate with cast-iron fittings and hoisting equipment. It was built in 1875 and is a rare survivor of its type.
O1, The timber was demolished in 1968.


<R1> RCHM, 1972, An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Cambridgeshire. Volume II. North-East Cambridgeshire, 81, (photo) (Bibliographic reference). SCB13360.


<R2> Alderton, D. and Booker, J., 1980, Industrial Archaeology of East Anglia, 50 (Bibliographic reference). SCB552.

Sources and further reading

<R1>Bibliographic reference: RCHM. 1972. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Cambridgeshire. Volume II. North-East Cambridgeshire. 81, (photo).
<R2>Bibliographic reference: Alderton, D. and Booker, J.. 1980. Industrial Archaeology of East Anglia. 50.