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Coventry Canal Tame Aqueduct with Attached Pill Box

A Grade II Listed Building in Tamworth, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6174 / 52°37'2"N

Longitude: -1.6914 / 1°41'29"W

OS Eastings: 420988

OS Northings: 302225

OS Grid: SK209022

Mapcode National: GBR 4FL.Z1Y

Mapcode Global: WHCH3.ZGQS

Entry Name: Coventry Canal Tame Aqueduct with Attached Pill Box

Listing Date: 28 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386481

Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78

County: Staffordshire

District: Tamworth

Town: Tamworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Trinity

Built-Up Area: Tamworth

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Wilnecote Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


670-1/4/28 Tame Aqueduct with attached Pill


Aqueduct over River Tame. 1785-90 with 1940 pillbox. Thomas
Sheasby, engineer, advised by T.Dadford and R.Whitworth. Brick
with ashlar dressings, plastered to north side. 3 segmental
arches with ashlar triangular cutwaters and ends swept
forward; iron railings to north; brick parapet with rounded
brick coping and ashlar-coped piers to south side. To west end
of south side a 1940 rectangular pill box with opening to east
end and 2 openings to north side.
(Canals of the British Isles: C.Hadfield: Canals of the East
Midlands: London: 1966-: 23-24; Inland Waterways Histories:
S.R.Broadbridge: Birmingham Canal Navigations Vol I:
1768-1846: London: 1974-: 41-45).

Listing NGR: SK2098802225

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