Description: Bridge on Kennet and Avon Canal, North of Townend
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 311421
OS Grid Reference: SU0733862493
OS Grid Coordinates: 407338, 162493
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3615, -1.8960
ALL CANNINGS -
SU 06 SE
7/1 Bridge on Kennet Avon Canal,
north of Townend
Accommodation bridge over Kennet and Avon Canal. c1807, John
Rennie, Chief Engineer. English bond brickwork. An oval arch of
l½ bricks with bullnosed arris, two-course string at base of
parapet with flush stone copings, and terminating in slight piers.
Abutments splayed on plan. At north end, a GWR lozenge iron weight
restriction sign, the loading inserts missing. Canal towpath has
stone revetments and a slot for a timber sluice.
Listing NGR: SU0733862493
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.