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© Mr John Burgoyne

IoE Number: 435208
Location: SEMINGTON AQUEDUCT, HIGH STREET (west off)
  SEMINGTON, WEST WILTSHIRE, WILTSHIRE
Photographer: Mr John Burgoyne
Date Photographed: 25 April 2007
Date listed: 29 January 1988
Date of last amendment: 29 January 1988
Grade II

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SEMINGTONHIGH STREETST 86. SE(off west side)4/195Semington AqueductII

SEMINGTON HIGH STREET ST 86. SE (off west side) 4/195 Semington Aqueduct II Partly in Melksham Without CP (q.v.). Aqueduct carrying the Kennet and Avon Canal over Semington Brook. Late C18 to early C19. Limestone ashlar with some engineerng brick patching. Single stilted segmental arch with channelled voussoirs, rectangular moulded panel, with no inscription, over arch on each side, ashlar parapet with weathered coping and swept revetment walls. Kennet and Avon Canal was built between 1794 and 1807, surveyed by John Rennie. (M.C. Corfield, ed., A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Wiltshire, 1978)

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