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Wootton Wawen Aqueduct

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2647 / 52°15'53"N

Longitude: -1.7691 / 1°46'8"W

OS Eastings: 415854

OS Northings: 262976

OS Grid: SP158629

Mapcode National: GBR 4KR.X52

Mapcode Global: VHB04.9B3P

Plus Code: 9C4W767J+V9

Entry Name: Wootton Wawen Aqueduct

Listing Date: 4 January 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382221

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482587

Location: Wootton Wawen, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B95

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Wootton Wawen

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Wootton Wawen St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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1457-1/5/155 Wootton Wawen Aqueduct


Aqueduct. 1813 with later additions and restorations of 1960.
By William Whitmore for the Stratford Canal Company. Cast-iron
trough with integral towpath with cast-iron railings to north,
brick piers and retaining walls in English bond with ashlar
Railings have stick balusters and moulded handrail and
brackets. All carried on 3 piers, those 2 to east are splayed,
that to west restored.
South side of aqueduct has an attached oval plate with
inscription: `This Aqueduct was erected by The Stratford Canal
company in October 1813, Bernard Dewes Esqr Chairman, W James
Esqr Dept Chairman, W Whitmore Engineer.' Crosses Stratford
Road, A34.
The Southern Stratford Canal was constructed between 1793-1816
at a cost of ยป500,000. 13.5 miles of the canal from Kingswood
Junction, Lapworth to Stratford-upon-Avon was leased by the
National Trust in 1960 from the British Waterways Board for
restoration. The National Trust acquired the freehold c1964.
Wootton Wawen Aqueduct is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, County
number 132.

Listing NGR: SP1585462976

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