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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: WOOTTON WAWEN AQUEDUCT

List entry Number: 1382221

Location

WOOTTON WAWEN AQUEDUCT, SOUTH STRATFORD CANAL

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityWootton Wawen

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1990

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482587

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History

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Details

WOOTTON WAWEN

SP16SE SOUTH STRATFORD CANAL 1457-1/5/155 Wootton Wawen Aqueduct 04/01/90

II*

Aqueduct. 1813 with later additions and restorations of 1960. By William Whitmore for the Stratford Canal Company. Cast-iron trough with integral towpath with cast-iron railings to north, brick piers and retaining walls in English bond with ashlar copings. Railings have stick balusters and moulded handrail and brackets. All carried on 3 piers, those 2 to east are splayed, that to west restored. South side of aqueduct has an attached oval plate with inscription: `This Aqueduct was erected by The Stratford Canal company in October 1813, Bernard Dewes Esqr Chairman, W James Esqr Dept Chairman, W Whitmore Engineer.' Crosses Stratford Road, A34. The Southern Stratford Canal was constructed between 1793-1816 at a cost of ยป500,000. 13.5 miles of the canal from Kingswood Junction, Lapworth to Stratford-upon-Avon was leased by the National Trust in 1960 from the British Waterways Board for restoration. The National Trust acquired the freehold c1964. Wootton Wawen Aqueduct is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, County number 132.





Listing NGR: SP1585462976

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National Grid Reference: SP 15854 62976

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