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Oxford Canal Aqueduct Number 96

A Grade II Listed Building in Braunston, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2877 / 52°17'15"N

Longitude: -1.2249 / 1°13'29"W

OS Eastings: 452964

OS Northings: 265785

OS Grid: SP529657

Mapcode National: GBR 8RL.H46

Mapcode Global: VHCV4.QR9N

Plus Code: 9C4W7QQG+32

Entry Name: Oxford Canal Aqueduct Number 96

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360996

Location: Braunston, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Braunston

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Braunston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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4/110 Aqueduct No.96

- II

Aqueduct. c.1830. Random blue and red brick. 3 parabolic arches with blue brick
surrounds, divided by brick buttresses. Parapet has blue brick coping, blue
brick string course at base. Iron plaque inscribed '96' over central arch,
Flanking walls extending forwards on either side, blue and red brick, partly
rendered. Carries the Oxford Canal across the River Leam. This section of the
canal was built in 1829-1834 as part of a scheme for shortening and
straightening the canal, which formerly joined the Grand Union Canal at
Braunston Wharf.
(H. Compton: The Oxford Canal, 1976, p.95).

Listing NGR: SP5296465785

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