Kennet and Avon Canal
MILE 48 Allcannings, Wiltshire : KAC48.00=KAC49.00

KandAC mile 48
KandAC mile 48 - OS 1inch map, early 19th century.
... always another bend, another bridge, the canal goes on and on ...
The Kennet and Avon Canal from mile 48 to 49 is part of the Fifteen Mile Pound which roughly follows a contour line on the side of Pewsey Vale. The towpath is on the south side.
culvert 48.17. A small brook is taken under the canal in a culvert. The brook comes from Allington on the north side of the canal and flows southwards to Etchilhampton Water.
A boat going westward.
Allington House, Allcannings; canalside cottage des.res.?
Allington Swing Bridge, Allcannings
KandAC winding point 48.34
I don't understand this bit of canal bank, it looks like the towpath side footings of a swing bridge, but I know of no bridge here, nor of stop gates, ...
Allcannings church and village from the canal; All Saints Church is of the perpendicular period, mid 14th to mid 16th century, it has a tall tower at its crossing
Looking westwards, towards Allington Bridge.
Allington Bridge, Allcannings
Looking eastwards, towards Allington Bridge.

Kennet and Avon Scrapbook 2000