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Accommodation Bridge on Kennet and Avon Canal, 500 Metres East of Honey Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Alton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3508 / 51°21'2"N

Longitude: -1.846 / 1°50'45"W

OS Eastings: 410817

OS Northings: 161312

OS Grid: SU108613

Mapcode National: GBR 3WK.83M

Mapcode Global: VHB4J.Y9FT

Entry Name: Accommodation Bridge on Kennet and Avon Canal, 500 Metres East of Honey Street

Listing Date: 30 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311634

Location: Alton, Wiltshire, SN9

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Alton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

ALTON -
SU 16 SW
5/1 Accommodation Bridge on Kennet-
Avon Canal, 500m east of Honey
Street

GV II

Accommodation bridge, and second world war defences. c1807 and c1940. By John Rennie
for Kennet and Avon Canal. Bridge of red brick with some purple vitrified bricks,
c1940. Bridge of red brick with some purple vitrified bricks,
splayed on plan and section. Limestone parapet. Bridge consists
of 41cm brick bullnosed ring, and 3-course outset string at base of
parapet. Half-round copings and caps to end piers. Cast-iron
lozenge sign by Great Western Railway on rail stanchion. Bridge
defended c1940 with 5 lines of iron stanchions (base only remains)
and round solid drums, and on north side, a pillbox of hollow
clayware pots with concrete roof and internal baffle wall. Five
gun ports. The canal works and the defences are a group of some
interest.


Listing NGR: SU1081761312

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