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HER Number MWB5801
Record Type Monument
Name PADWORTH LOCK (Lock 96)
Grid Reference SU 605 672
Map Sheet SU66NW
Parish Padworth, West Berkshire
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Summary

BUILT BETWEEN 1718 AND 1723. WAS REBUILT TO 19 FT WIDTH IN 1767 TO TAKE THE NEWBURY BARGE. 1831 WAS MADE NARROWER TO STANDARDISE TO K&A LOCK SIZE. WAS TURFSIDED, AND UNTIL RECENTLY REMAINED WIDE WITH GWR RAIL AND SLEEPER SIDES. NOV 1952 PADWORTH LOCK GATES COLLAPSED

Other Statuses and Cross-References

  • Berkshire SMR No. (pre 2000): 05050.24.000

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 [Unpublished document / SWB14602]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 [Unpublished document / SWB14604]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 96. [Map / SWB14605]
---Woods, R. 1767. A Survey of the Estate & Manor of Chris. Griffith, Esq., of Padworth, Berks. 10 chains to 100mm. [Map / SWB147593]
---Lindley-Jones, P. 2002. Restoring the Kennet & Avon Canal. Illust p86. [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