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Dundas Aqueduct

A Grade I Listed Building in Winsley, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3614 / 51°21'41"N

Longitude: -2.3106 / 2°18'38"W

OS Eastings: 378468

OS Northings: 162530

OS Grid: ST784625

Mapcode National: GBR 0QR.QLN

Mapcode Global: VH96T.W1TN

Plus Code: 9C3V9M6Q+HP

Entry Name: Dundas Aqueduct

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314745

Location: Winsley, Wiltshire, BA2

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Winsley

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Winsley St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


3/297 Dundas Aqueduct


Aqueduct carrying Kennet and Avon Canal over River Avon, c1805, by John Rennie. Ashlar, monumental classical with rusticated arch over the river framed by paired giant pilasters. Elliptical flanking arches with battered curved plain ashlar revetments beyond, the revetments with pilaster each side. Overall monumental Doric cornice with triglyph frieze, cornice broken forward over pilasters. In frieze over main arch each side is bronze plaque in raised frame, said to have inscriptions, added 1828, to Charles Dundas M.P., chairman of the canal company and to John Thomas, chief engineer. Top parapet, pierced with balusters over revetment walls.
Also listed as item 7/146 on list for Monkton Combe C.P., Avon.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: ST7846862530

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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