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HER Number MWB5792
Record Type Monument
Name TYLEMILL LOCK (Lock 99)
Grid Reference SU 626 692
Map Sheet SU66NW
Parish Sulhamstead, West Berkshire
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Summary

BUILT BETWEEN 1718 AND 1723, AS A TURF SIDED LOCK. REBUILT 1767 FOR WIDER NEWBURY BARGE. MADE NARROWER 1831 TO BRING IN LINE WITH K&A CANAL.

Associated Legal Designations or Protected Status

    Other Statuses and Cross-References

    • Berkshire SMR No. (pre 2000): 05050.18.000

    Monument Types

    • CANAL LOCK (18th century to 19th century - 1718 AD to 1831 AD)

    Description - to be compiled

    Sources and further reading

    ---Dalby, L J. 1973. The Kennet Navigation. [Unpublished document / SWB14602]
    ---Clew, K R & The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust Ltd. 1974. The Kennet & Avon Canal Guide. Number One - Historical Background. [Unpublished document / SWB14604]
    ---Pattray Publications. 1974. Map of the Kennet & Avon Canal - Reading to Hungerford. One inch to the mile. Lock No 99. [Map / SWB14605]
    ---Lindley-Jones, P. 2002. Restoring the Kennet & Avon Canal. [Monograph / SWB147997]
    ---Berry, W. 2009. The Kennet and Avon Navigation - A History. [Monograph / SWB147998]
    ---Clew, K R. 1973. The Kennet & Avon Canal. [Monograph / SWB6828]

    Related Monuments

    MWB5758KENNET & AVON CANAL - General record (Monument)

    Associated Excavations and Fieldwork

  • None recorded