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Latitude: 51.4937 / 51°29'37"N
Longitude: -2.5484 / 2°32'54"W
OS Eastings: 362021
OS Northings: 177332
OS Grid: ST620773
Mapcode National: GBR CL3.HD
Mapcode Global: VH88G.SQ3B
Entry Name: Tunnel Waterway in Barn Wood
Listing Date: 1 March 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1136275
English Heritage Legacy ID: 35055
Location: Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire, BS16
County: South Gloucestershire
Civil Parish: Stoke Gifford
Built-Up Area: Filton
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Stoke Gifford
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
621774 STOKE PARK
4/25 Tunnel Waterway in
Tunnel, probably a waterway. c1750, by Thomas Wright. Limestone. A vaulted
tunnel with a barrier or weir at its north end, probably part of decorative
waterway, connected with a collection pool (q.v) in the landscaped grounds of
Stoke Park Dower House (q.v) and part of an organised perambulation in the
Park. Tunnel is clO metres long, paved floor, 1.5m wider and 2 m high, in
regular limestone courses and shaped voussoir vault; an opening or skylight
occurs at about mid-length. At the higher, east end is an upright flat slab
forming a weir overflow, and the floor is paved in Pennant slabs. At both
ends the stonework is rough, and may originally have been dressed fair.
(Stewart Harding and David Lambert: 'Saving the Wizard's Landscape: Country
Life, 14-4-88 pp 132-135).
Listing NGR: ST6202177332
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