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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1090551
English Heritage Legacy ID: 132316
Location: Eastington, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10
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
SO 7805 at
13/57 Weir between River Frome and
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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