Monument record SMW 011 - Shipmeadow Locks; Geldeston Lock

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Summary

Shipmeadow Locks named on 1783 map (S1). Complex of lock gates, sluices, foot bridges & water channels shown on 1880s OS map. Best preserved of 3 locks on Waveney leading to Bungay Staithe.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 38974 90845 (303m by 190m)
Map sheet TM39SE
Civil Parish SHIPMEADOW, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK
County NORFOLK

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Full Description

Shipmeadow Locks named on 1783 map (S1). Complex of lock gates, sluices, foot bridges & water channels shown on 1880s OS map. Best preserved of 3 locks on Waveney leading to Bungay Staithe.
Highest extent of ordinary tides in 1880s.
Lock House (Geldeston, Norfolk) now used as public house.
2007: application for HLF conservation works to locks with suggested archaeological conditions.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Map: J Hodskinson. 1783. The County of Suffolk Surveyed. map.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 3 2012 4:48PM

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