Conkwell

Conkwell is a hamlet in Winsley parish, Wiltshire, England, near the county border of North East Somerset. It is about 2.3 miles (3.7 km) west of Bradford on Avon and 3 miles (5 km) southeast of the city of Bath. The settlement was established to house the workers in the local stone quarries.

Conkwell
Conkwell from the bottom - geograph.org.uk - 579851.jpg
Conkwell is located in Wiltshire
Conkwell
Conkwell
Location within Wiltshire
Population35 
OS grid referenceST792626
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBradford on Avon
Postcode districtBA15
Dialling code01225
PoliceWiltshire
FireDorset and Wiltshire
AmbulanceSouth Western
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Wiltshire
51°21′43″N 2°18′00″W / 51.362°N 2.300°W / 51.362; -2.300Coordinates: 51°21′43″N 2°18′00″W / 51.362°N 2.300°W / 51.362; -2.300

There used to be a small chapel serving the community, which has been incorporated into one of the dwellings.

At the end of the Dundas Aqueduct on the Kennet and Avon Canal a wharf was constructed serving the Conkwell stone quarries.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Halse, Roger; Simon Castens (2000). The Somersetshire Coal Canal: A Pictorial Journey. Bath: Millstream Books. ISBN 0-948975-58-X.

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