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Weir Between River Frome and Kemmett Canal, Eastington

Description: Weir Between River Frome and Kemmett Canal

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 132316

OS Grid Reference: SO7841005684
OS Grid Coordinates: 378410, 205684
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7494, -2.3141

Location: Millend Lane, Eastington, Gloucestershire GL10 3SB

Locality: Eastington
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL10 3SB

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Listing Text

SO 7805 at
NGR 78410568
13/57 Weir between River Frome and
Kemmett Canal
Weir. Constructed c1759-60 by John Kemmett as part of Kemmett
Canal, small branch of River Frome constructed to by-pass Churchend
Mill (and others on River Frome) to carry freight up towards
Stroud. Weir was constructed of stone and timber, now with some
concrete repairs, over three arches for waterflow, and supported
crane used to haul goods from lower level canal basin on to River
Frome, the earliest recorded use of goods in containers. Included
for historical value.
(Michael Handford and David Viner, Stroudwater & Thames and Severn
Canals Towpath Guide, 1984)

Listing NGR: SO7841005684

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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