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

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History

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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

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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,

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