TUNNEL WATERWAY IN BARN WOOD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1136275
Date first listed:
01-Mar-1991
Statutory Address:
TUNNEL WATERWAY IN BARN WOOD

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Location

Statutory Address:
TUNNEL WATERWAY IN BARN WOOD

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

District:
South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Stoke Gifford
National Grid Reference:
ST 62021 77332

Details

621774 STOKE PARK 4/25 Tunnel Waterway in Barn Wood GV II Tunnel, probably a waterway. c1750, by Thomas Wright. Limestone. A vaulted tunnel with a barrier or weir at its north end, probably part of decorative waterway, connected with a collection pool (q.v) in the landscaped grounds of Stoke Park Dower House (q.v) and part of an organised perambulation in the Park. Tunnel is clO metres long, paved floor, 1.5m wider and 2 m high, in regular limestone courses and shaped voussoir vault; an opening or skylight occurs at about mid-length. At the higher, east end is an upright flat slab forming a weir overflow, and the floor is paved in Pennant slabs. At both ends the stonework is rough, and may originally have been dressed fair. (Stewart Harding and David Lambert: 'Saving the Wizard's Landscape: Country Life, 14-4-88 pp 132-135).

Listing NGR: ST6202177332

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
35055
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1988), 132-135
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

Legal

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

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/11574/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Ruth Povey. Source Historic England Archive
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