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Weir Between River Frome and Kemmett Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastington, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7494 / 51°44'57"N

Longitude: -2.3141 / 2°18'50"W

OS Eastings: 378410

OS Northings: 205684

OS Grid: SO784056

Mapcode National: GBR 0L3.9RH

Mapcode Global: VH94W.T9Z7

Entry Name: Weir Between River Frome and Kemmett Canal

Listing Date: 9 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090551

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132316

Location: Eastington, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Eastington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Eastington St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 7805 at
NGR 78410568
13/57 Weir between River Frome and
Kemmett Canal
Weir. Constructed c1759-60 by John Kemmett as part of Kemmett
Canal, small branch of River Frome constructed to by-pass Churchend
Mill (and others on River Frome) to carry freight up towards
Stroud. Weir was constructed of stone and timber, now with some
concrete repairs, over three arches for waterflow, and supported
crane used to haul goods from lower level canal basin on to River
Frome, the earliest recorded use of goods in containers. Included
for historical value.
(Michael Handford and David Viner, Stroudwater & Thames and Severn
Canals Towpath Guide, 1984)

Listing NGR: SO7841005684

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