Dundas Aqueduct (west end)
|Freshford Bridge No 174||2 miles, 1¼ furlongs|
|Murhill Quarry||1 mile, 7½ furlongs|
|Limpley Stoke Road Bridge||7¼ furlongs|
|Conkwell Wood Winding Hole||2½ furlongs|
|Dundas Aqueduct (east end)||½ furlongs|
|Dundas Aqueduct (west end)|
|Somerset Coal Canal Junction||¼ furlongs|
|Dundas Bridge No 177||½ furlongs|
|Claverton Swing Bridge No 178||4 furlongs|
|Claverton Bridge No 180||1 mile, 1½ furlongs|
|Claverton Pumping Station||1 mile, 2¼ furlongs|
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Wikipedia has a page about Dundas Aqueduct
Dundas Aqueduct (grid reference ST785625) carries the Kennet and Avon Canal over the River Avon (the Somerset / Wiltshire border) and the Wessex Main Line railway from Bath to Westbury. The aqueduct is near Monkton Combe, Somerset, and is about 2 1⁄2 miles (4 km) southeast of the city of Bath.
It was designed by John Rennie and chief engineer John Thomas between 1797 and 1801, and completed in 1805. James McIlquham was appointed contractor. It is named after Charles Dundas, the first chairman of the Kennet and Avon Canal Company. The aqueduct is 150 yards (137.2 m) long with three arches built of Bath Stone, with Doric pilasters, and balustrades at each end. The central semi-circular arch spans 64 feet (19.5 m); the two oval side arches span 20 feet (6.1 m). It is a Grade I listed building, and was the first canal structure to be designated as a Scheduled Ancient Monument in 1951.
Over many years, leaks had developed and the aqueduct was closed in 1954. For a while in the 1960s and 1970s, the canal was dry and it was possible to walk along the bed on each side of the river, as well as through the aqueduct itself. The aqueduct was relined with polythene and concrete and restored, reopening in 1984. Care was taken not to disturb a colony of bats living under the aqueduct.
The aqueduct is also the junction between the Kennet and Avon Canal and the largely derelict Somerset Coal Canal. The short stretch of the Somerset Coal Canal still in water forms Brassknocker Basin, used for boat moorings, cycle hire and a cafe, and is next to Dundas Wharf where the small tollhouse, warehouse and crane still stand. The stretch of river below and above the aqueduct is used by Monkton Combe School Boat Club (Monkton Bluefriars) up to six days a week, since at least the 1960s. At the opposite (Wiltshire) end of the aqueduct a wharf was constructed serving the Conkwell stone quarries.
Between 2002 and 2004 further restoration was undertaken, which included replacing engineering bricks used by GWR with Bath Stone to match the original work.
In 2015, the railway below the aqueduct was lowered to allow the route to be used as a diversionary route for freight trains in the future. Network Rail published a time-lapse video of the work.
- The Wheelwrights Arms (Bar & Grill, Hotel)
Church Lane Monkton Combe, Bath, BA2 7HB — 1376 yards to the southwest.
- Monkton Combe School
Monkton Combe, Bath, BA2 5 — 1253 yards to the southwest.
- Wessex Water
Bath — 784 yards to the northwest.
- University of Bath Latin American Society
Bath — 1421 yards to the northwest.
- Bath Finance Society
Claverton Down Road, Bath — 844 yards to the northwest.
- University of Bath, Bath Leap List
Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY — 1324 yards to the west.
Bath — 1627 yards to the south.
- Hult Prize at The University of Bath
University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY — 1421 yards to the northwest.
- Sanitation First UK (Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Nonprofit Organization)
Limpley Mill, Lower Stoke, Bath, BA2 7FJ — 1629 yards to the south.
- StudyFast (Business Service)
Bath — 1324 yards to the west.
- Minerva Dynamics (Engineering Service, Boat Service)
25, Flatwoods Rd, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AQ — 1086 yards to the northwest.
- Waterhouse, Bath (Hotel, Wedding Venue)
Waterhouse, Waterhouse Lane, Bath, BA2 7JB — 1309 yards to the southwest.
- Limpley Stoke railway station (Landmark & Historical Place)
Bath — 1598 yards to the south.
- Dundas Aqueduct
Bath — 56 yards to the east.
- Marcus Harris tyre services
MH Tyre Services, Bath, BA2 7HY — 336 yards to the southwest.
- The Angelfish Restaurant Café (British Restaurant, Cafe)
Brassknocker Basin, Bath, BA2 7JD — 529 yards to the southwest.
- St Michael's Church, Monkton Combe (Landmark & Historical Place)
Bristol — 1474 yards to the southwest.
- Safari In Style (Travel Service)
Bath — 1207 yards to the west.
- Little Bag of Happiness
Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY — 1421 yards to the northwest.
- BMI Bath Clinic
Claverton Down Road, Bath, BA2 7 — 1324 yards to the west.
- Combe Grove Permaculture (Nonprofit Organization)
Brassknocker Hill, Bath, BA2 7HU — 1271 yards to the west.
- Ralph Allen School (Middle School)
Bath, BA2 7AD — 1395 yards to the west.
- Essar Monkton Combe
Warminster road, Bath, 7 — 114 yards to the west.
- Limpley Stoke Canal Bridge
Limpley Stoke, BA2 7JJ — 1425 yards to the south.
- Limpley Stoke Viaduct
Bristol — 729 yards to the southwest.
- Combe Grove Manor Hotel and Country Club, Bath
Bath — 1312 yards to the west.
- Bath Combe Grove Manor Hotel (Restaurant)
Brassknocker Hill, Monkton Combe, Bath, BA2 7HU — 1318 yards to the west.
- Combe Grove
Brassknocker Hill, Bath, BA2 7HU — 686 yards to the northwest.
- Dundas Basin
Bath, BA2 — 37 yards to the southwest.
- Quarry Rock Gardens Park - Wyldecrest Parks
Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 6EG — 1421 yards to the northwest.
- Rainbow Wood Farm (Bed and Breakfast)
Rainbow wood farm ,claverton down rd, Bath, BA27AR — 1611 yards to the northwest.
- University of Bath Synchronised Swimming
Bath — 1421 yards to the northwest.
- Bath Uni Calisthenics (Sports Team, Social Club)
University of Bath, Claverton Down Rd, Combe Down, Bath, BA27AY — 844 yards to the northwest.
- Team Bath Futures Athlete Development Programme (Sports & Fitness Instruction)
Claverton Down, Bath, BA27AY — 1324 yards to the west.
- Safari Bears
Bath — 1164 yards to the west.