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Moredon Aqueduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Haydon Wick, Swindon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5892 / 51°35'21"N

Longitude: -1.8371 / 1°50'13"W

OS Eastings: 411383

OS Northings: 187831

OS Grid: SU113878

Mapcode National: GBR 3SN.BCM

Mapcode Global: VHB3D.3BN1

Entry Name: Moredon Aqueduct

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317919

Location: Haydon Wick, Swindon, SN25

County: Swindon

Civil Parish: Haydon Wick

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Purton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

SU 18 NW PURTON -

9/270 Moredon Aqueduct

II

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

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