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Kennet and Avon Canal, Wire Bridge and Wire Lock at Su 363681

A Grade II Listed Building in Kintbury, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.4104 / 51°24'37"N

Longitude: -1.4797 / 1°28'46"W

OS Eastings: 436285

OS Northings: 168055

OS Grid: SU362680

Mapcode National: GBR 707.JQP

Mapcode Global: VHC1T.9TM5

Entry Name: Kennet and Avon Canal, Wire Bridge and Wire Lock at Su 363681

Listing Date: 6 December 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39757

Location: Kintbury, West Berkshire, RG17

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Kintbury

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Kintbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

The following structures shall be added to the list:

12/41 Wire bridge and wire lock
at SU 363681

Accommodation bridge and integral lock. Late C18, C20 alterations. Brick bridge
with single elliptical arch, band, solid parapet and piers, with brick and stone
coping. Integral brick lock walls to W. Lock has brick chamber with cement rendered
brick coping. Stone quoins to gate recesses. 2 sets of double wooden gates; top
gates with mechanical ground paddle gearing, bottom gates with hydraulic gate paddle
gearing. The Kennet & Avon Canal was constructed between 1794-1810. John Rennie
was principal engineer.

Listing NGR: SU3630068100

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

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