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Moredon Aqueduct, Haydon Wick

Description: Moredon Aqueduct

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 317919

OS Grid Reference: SU1138387831
OS Grid Coordinates: 411383, 187831
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5892, -1.8371

Location: Haydon Wick, Swindon SN5 4JS

Locality: Haydon Wick
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN5 4JS

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Listing Text


9/270 Moredon Aqueduct


Aqueduct to carry the North Wilts Canal over the River Ray. 1813-
1819. Three brick culverts each of 1 brick ring. Stone string
above and high walls in English bond with end piers and curved wing
walls. Stone copings. Derelict at June 1985, the downstream wall
partly collapsed. The only significant monument of this canal
which linked the Wilts and Berks Canal at Swindon to the Thames and
Severn Canal at Latton, and which much facilitated navigation from
the west to London avoiding the upper Thames. (Hadfield.C: The
Canals of the South and South East of England, 1969.)

Listing NGR: SU1138387831

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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