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Aike Beck or Lockington Navigation

Description: A navigation that consisted of a stream and short cut from the River Hull.

History: Constructed about 1798 - 1800 by the Hotham family and used to transport coal. It had two pound locks taking craft of 40 feet by 8 feet 10 inches.

January 1809

William Chapman

He reported to the drainage commissioners that the locks on the navigation had raised water levels and caused flooding.

 

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