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Tunnel Waterway in Barn Wood

A Grade II Listed Building in Filton, South Gloucestershire

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

4/25 Tunnel Waterway in
Barn Wood

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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