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Rea Aqueduct at Ngr So6511970303

A Grade II Listed Building in Neen Sollars, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3297 / 52°19'46"N

Longitude: -2.5133 / 2°30'47"W

OS Eastings: 365119

OS Northings: 270303

OS Grid: SO651703

Mapcode National: GBR BV.V7ZH

Mapcode Global: VH84F.DP6X

Entry Name: Rea Aqueduct at Ngr So6511970303

Listing Date: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484016

Location: Neen Sollars, Shropshire, WR15

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Neen Sollars

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Neen Sollars with Milson

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


Rea Aqueduct at NGR SO6511970303


Aqueduct. Constructed 1792-3. By Thomas Dadford. Brick with ashlar dressings. Disused canal aqueduct over river Rea now footpath bridge. Single brick segmental arch of 13.7 metre span with former canal taken in brick-lined trough. Three and a half brick facing rings to arch with ashlar keystone with hood and ashlar springing course. Brick abutments with ashlar quoins. Brick parapets.

It was reputed to be largest brick span of its time and together with Teme Aqueduct, Richards Castle CP (qv) forms last significant remnant of the Kington and Leominster Canal in Shropshire.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23 March 2017.

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

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