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Oakhill Down Lock and Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Froxfield, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4027 / 51°24'9"N

Longitude: -1.5708 / 1°34'14"W

OS Eastings: 429952

OS Northings: 167164

OS Grid: SU299671

Mapcode National: GBR 5YS.ZNM

Mapcode Global: VHC1Y.Q0FH

Entry Name: Oakhill Down Lock and Bridge

Listing Date: 30 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310739

Location: Froxfield, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Froxfield

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

FROXFIELD

SU 26 NE
2/19

LITTLE BEDWYN LANE
(north side)
Oakhill Down Lock and bridge

GV
II

Lock and accommodation bridge over Kennet and Avon Canal. 1794-
1799. J.Rennie, chief engineer. Brick faced lock with stone
copings. Restored upper and lower timber gates, the upper with
side paddles, lower with BWB arm mounted gear. Bridge below lower
gate, red brick oval arch of 1 1/2 bricks Blue string course and
parapet with flush half-round copings and stone end blocks. Bridge
splayed on plan. Lock and bridge form a group.

Listing NGR: SU2995267164

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