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Latitude: 51.7286 / 51°43'42"N
Longitude: -2.0826 / 2°4'57"W
OS Eastings: 394394
OS Northings: 203320
OS Grid: SO943033
Mapcode National: GBR 2P8.N8S
Mapcode Global: VH950.VTD7
Entry Name: North Entrance to Sapperton Canal Tunnel
Listing Date: 4 June 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1089674
English Heritage Legacy ID: 128352
Location: Sapperton, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7
Civil Parish: Sapperton
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Sapperton St Kenelm
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 90 SW SAPPERTON -
at NGR 944033
1/76 North entrance to Sapperton Canal
Entrance to canal tunnel under Sapperton Hill, built 1784-89 to link the Thames and
Severn Canal. Engineer Josiah Clowes. Originally had Gothic castellations, now
disappeared. Round arch with V-joint voussoirs and dropped triple keystone under
plat band. Squared masonry with end and centre pilaster strips. The world's
longest tunnel at time of construction. (D J Viner, The Thames and Severn Canal,
Listing NGR: SO9439403320
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