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Avoncliff, Wiltshire

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Avoncliff, Wiltshire

Avoncliff is a village in Wiltshire. It is the point at which the Kennet and Avon canal crosses the river and railway line via the Avoncliff Aqueduct, which was built by John Rennie and chief engineer John Thomas, between 1797 and 1801. The aqueduct consists of three arches and is 110 yards long with a central elliptical arch of 60 ft (18.3 m) span with two side arches each semicircular and 34 ft (10.4 m) across, all with V-jointed arch stones.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST8059
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Dialling code01225

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