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ACCOMMODATION BRIDGE ON KENNET AND AVON CANAL, 500 METRES EAST OF HONEY STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ACCOMMODATION BRIDGE ON KENNET AND AVON CANAL, 500 METRES EAST OF HONEY STREET

List entry Number: 1035672

Location

ACCOMMODATION BRIDGE ON KENNET AND AVON CANAL, 500 METRES EAST OF HONEY STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Alton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 311634

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History

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Details

ALTON - SU 16 SW 5/1 Accommodation Bridge on Kennet- Avon Canal, 500m east of Honey Street

GV II

Accommodation bridge, and second world war defences. c1807 and c1940. By John Rennie for Kennet and Avon Canal. Bridge of red brick with some purple vitrified bricks, c1940. Bridge of red brick with some purple vitrified bricks, splayed on plan and section. Limestone parapet. Bridge consists of 41cm brick bullnosed ring, and 3-course outset string at base of parapet. Half-round copings and caps to end piers. Cast-iron lozenge sign by Great Western Railway on rail stanchion. Bridge defended c1940 with 5 lines of iron stanchions (base only remains) and round solid drums, and on north side, a pillbox of hollow clayware pots with concrete roof and internal baffle wall. Five gun ports. The canal works and the defences are a group of some interest.

Listing NGR: SU1081761312

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National Grid Reference: SU 10817 61312

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