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Grantham Canal, Aqueduct over River Smite Approximately 800 Metres South West of Long Clawson Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Melton Mowbray, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.8577 / 52°51'27"N

Longitude: -0.9394 / 0°56'22"W

OS Eastings: 471505

OS Northings: 329434

OS Grid: SK715294

Mapcode National: GBR BMN.WV4

Mapcode Global: WHFJL.JFVL

Plus Code: 9C4XV356+36

Entry Name: Grantham Canal, Aqueduct over River Smite Approximately 800 Metres South West of Long Clawson Bridge

Listing Date: 23 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265243

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425586

Location: Hickling, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, LE14

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Rushcliffe

Civil Parish: Hickling

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Long Clawson St Remigius

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


Aquaduct over River Smite approx. 800 metres south-west of Long Clawson Bridge


Canal aqueduct. Late C18. Brick. Single-span basket arch with three courses of brick voussoirs. Deep swept sides acting as buttresses. The arch is partly collapsed. The canal was authorised in 1793 and opened in 1797, this section was built by James Green, Surveyor, employed by Lord Middleton of Wollaton Hall. The aqueduct is also in the parish of Clawson, Hose and Harby, in Leicestershire.
C Cove-Smith. The Grantham Canal Today, 1974.

Listing NGR: SK7150529434

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