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Brimslade and Cadley Locks, Bridges and Short Pound, Wootton Rivers

Description: Brimslade and Cadley Locks, Bridges and Short Pound

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 311757

OS Grid Reference: SU2097063427
OS Grid Coordinates: 420970, 163427
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3695, -1.7001

Location: Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire SN8 4NF

Locality: Wootton Rivers
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 4NF

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Listing Text

SU 26 SW
7/259 Brimslade and Cadley locks,
bridges and short pound


Brimslade lock and bridge, with short pound to Cadley lock and bridge. c1810.
By John Rennie for Kennet and Avon Canal. Each bridge with bu;l-nosed 13in arch, 2-course
string and brick parapet with stone half-round copings. Brimslade
bridge has stone end piers and parapet partly in blue brick, and
both bridges have lozenge cast iron GWR restriction signs of 4/6
tons, held on bull-headed cast iron stanchions. Locks of blue
brick with stone copings recessed to take restored timber gates.
Hydraulic paddles to upper gates, cast iron ratchet paddles to
lower gates. The short pound links both locks and forms a group
of industrial archaeological interest.

Listing NGR: SU2097063427

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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