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Reservoir Outfall and Sluices to Wilton Reservoir wilton Reservoir Outfall and Canal Crossing Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Grafton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3589 / 51°21'31"N

Longitude: -1.6242 / 1°37'27"W

OS Eastings: 426262

OS Northings: 162266

OS Grid: SU262622

Mapcode National: GBR 5Z9.Q6D

Mapcode Global: VHC23.S3QM

Entry Name: Reservoir Outfall and Sluices to Wilton Reservoir wilton Reservoir Outfall and Canal Crossing Lock

Listing Date: 30 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034022

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310749

Location: Grafton, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Grafton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

SU 26 SE
5/29 Reservoir outfall and sluices
to Wilton Reservoir

Outfall to Wilton reservoir, 1836 by John Blackwell, for the Kennet
and Avon Canal Co. Brick with stone corners and timber sluices.
Three sluices in row, restored, controlling outfall water at
various levels, with weir to 2 and channel to feeder cut. Two weir
sinks for overflow, with piped outfall beneath apron also to feeder
cut. Feeder has gauge weir and channel to pound below Lock 61
(q.v.). Syphon under towpath. The reservoir was constructed to
contain the springs of Wilton village as a reliable water source
for the canal. One of an important group of industrial and
utilitarian monuments of special interest.

Listing NGR: SU2626262266

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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