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Kennet and Avon Canal, Avoncliff Aqueduct, Westwood

Description: Kennet and Avon Canal, Avoncliff Aqueduct

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 314671

OS Grid Reference: ST8043060008
OS Grid Coordinates: 380430, 160008
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3388, -2.2823

Location: Westwood, Wiltshire BA15 2HD

Locality: Westwood
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 2HD

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/223 Avoncliff Aqueduct


Partly in Winsley C.P.
Aqueduct carrying Kennet and Avon Canal over River Avon. Circa
1810 by J. Rennie. Limestone ashlar with some brick patching.
Three tall segmental-headed arches with chamfered voussoirs,
central arch taller, vermiculated bands on piers, rock-faced plat
bands, recessed moulded panel on east side to centre, modillioned
cornice to plain parapet with weathered coping, approach sections
of parapet are balustraded. Canal closed and drained in 1954,
reopened following restoration in 1980s.

Listing NGR: ST8040260069

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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