Site of Swing Bridge No 157A

Giles' Wood, Brabazon Way, Brook Mill SN12 6TA, United Kingdom
 
Site of Swing Bridge No 157A is a minor waterways place on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Main Line) between Horton Bridge No 134 (Bishops Cannings village 1 mile north) (9 miles and 1¾ furlongs and 34 locks to the east) and Avoncliffe Aqueduct (south end) (Crosses the River Avon and the Bath - Trowbridge railway line. Towpath changes sides under the canal.) (8 miles and 2¼ furlongs and 3 locks to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Horton Bridge No 134 is Lowes Swing Bridge No 157; ¾ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Avoncliffe Aqueduct (south end) is Newton Swing Bridge No 158; 3½ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

This is the site of a bridge, the canal may be narrow as a consequence.

 
Easily missed.
Copyright: peter irene nicky kelly slight
Taken: 17 October 2012

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Nearest water point

Sells Green Bridge No 149 — 2 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Devizes Wharf — 6 miles, 3 furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Bradford and Frome Road Wharves — 6 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Somerset Coal Canal Junction — 11 miles, ¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Honeystreet Wharf — 13 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Bathampton Bridge No 183 — 14 miles, 1 furlong and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Pewsey Wharf — 17 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm

Nearest rubbish disposal

Seend Wharf Bridge No 153 — 1 mile, 3¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Sells Green Bridge No 149 — 2 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Bradford and Frome Road Wharves — 6 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Somerset Coal Canal Junction — 11 miles, ¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Bathampton Bridge No 183 — 14 miles, 1 furlong and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Abbey View Lock No 11 — 16 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Pewsey Wharf — 17 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Caen Hill Marina — 3 miles, 4½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Devizes Wharf — 6 miles, 3 furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Bradford and Frome Road Wharves — 6 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Devizes Marina — 8 miles and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Pewsey Wharf — 17 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm

Nearest place to turn

Semington Junction — 7½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Seend Wharf — 1 mile, 3 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Whaddon Grove Winding Hole — 1 mile, 7½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Sells Green Swing Bridge No 150 — 2 miles, 2½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Foxhanger Marina and Wharf — 3 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Hilperton (Staverton) Marina — 3 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Hilperton Wharf — 3 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Bradford on Avon Winding Hole — 5 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
The Old Chandelry Marina — 5 miles, 6 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Devizes Wharf — 6 miles, 3 furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Bradford and Frome Road Wharves — 6 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Devizes Marina Winding Hole — 8 miles, ¾ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Avoncliffe Aqueduct (south end) — 8 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Avoncliffe Aqueduct (north end) — 8 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Horton Bridge Winding Hole — 9 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Conkwell Wood Winding Hole — 10 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Somerset Coal Canal Junction — 11 miles, ¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Brassknocker Basin — 11 miles, 3 furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Somerset Coal Canal Junction, then on the Kennet and Avon Canal (Somersetshire Coal Canal) to Brassknocker Basin
Allington Swing Bridge No 129 Winding Hole — 11 miles, 5 furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Claverton Winding Hole — 12 miles, 3½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Bradford and Frome Road Wharves — 6 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Somerset Coal Canal Junction — 11 miles, ¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of River Avon Junction
Pewsey Wharf — 17 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Caen Hill Marina — 3 miles, 4½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Devizes Marina — 8 miles and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
Old Builders Wharf — 13 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Northcroft Lane Arm
 

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