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Kennet and Avon Canal, Avoncliff Aqueduct

A Grade II* Listed Building in Winsley, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3388 / 51°20'19"N

Longitude: -2.2823 / 2°16'56"W

OS Eastings: 380430

OS Northings: 160009

OS Grid: ST804600

Mapcode National: GBR 0QZ.ZSH

Mapcode Global: VH96V.DM90

Entry Name: Kennet and Avon Canal, Avoncliff Aqueduct

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314671

Location: Winsley, Wiltshire, BA15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Winsley

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Winsley St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 85 NW WESTWOOD AVONCLIFF
(south side)


6/223 Avoncliff Aqueduct


GV II*


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

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