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Semington Aqueduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Semington, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3474 / 51°20'50"N

Longitude: -2.1496 / 2°8'58"W

OS Eastings: 389680

OS Northings: 160940

OS Grid: ST896609

Mapcode National: GBR 1SH.HCD

Mapcode Global: VH96X.PDGD

Entry Name: Semington Aqueduct

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435208

Location: Semington, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Semington

Built-Up Area: Semington

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Semington

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SEMINGTON HIGH STREET
ST 86. SE
(off west side)
4/195 Semington Aqueduct
II

Partly in Melksham Without CP (q.v.). Aqueduct carrying the Kennet
and Avon Canal over Semington Brook. Late C18 to early C19.
Limestone ashlar with some engineerng brick patching. Single
stilted segmental arch with channelled voussoirs, rectangular
moulded panel, with no inscription, over arch on each side, ashlar
parapet with weathered coping and swept revetment walls. Kennet
and Avon Canal was built between 1794 and 1807, surveyed by John
Rennie.
(M.C. Corfield, ed., A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of
Wiltshire, 1978)


Listing NGR: ST8968060943

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