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Description: Wolfhall Fields Bridge and Crofton Top Lock at Su 249623
Date Listed: 15 November 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 310949
OS Grid Reference: SU2488662278
OS Grid Coordinates: 424886, 162278
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3590, -1.6440
GRAFTON KENNET & AVON CANAL
Crofton Top Lock
at SU 249623
Accommodation bridge and integral lock. Early C19, C20 alterations. Rennie's standard
design. Brick bridge with stile ellipital arch, band, solid parapet and piers, with
stone coping. Integral brick lock walls to W. Lock has brick chamber with brick coping.
2 sets of double wooden gates, top gates with mechanical ground paddle gearing, bottom
gates with hydraulic gate paddle gearing. The Kennet & Avon Canal was constructed
between 1794-1810. John Rennie was principal engineer.
Listing NGR: SU2488662278
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Source: English Heritage
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