Monument record IPS 268 - 19th Century lock, the original entrance to the Wet Dock, Ipswich.

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Summary

Original entrance to Ipswich Wet Dock, work started 1838, completed October 1839, first used January 1842.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1683 4370 (88m by 94m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM14SE
Civil Parish IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Original entrance to Ipswich Wet Dock, work started 1838, completed October 1839, first used January 1842. Replaced by new lock 1881. Lock filled in early 20th Century (S2).
Shown on 1st edition OS map, 1884 (S1).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1884. OS, 25 inch map (1st ed), Suffolk Sheet 75/15, 1884. OS, 25 inch map (1st ed), Suffolk Sheet 75/15, 1884.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Jones, B. & Malster, B.. 1992. A Victorian Vision: The Building of Ipswich Wet Dock. Jones B and Malster B, A Victorian Vision: The Building of Ipswich Wet Dock, 1992.

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Record last edited

Jan 10 2017 3:10PM

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