This listing concerns the two wharfs that are located near to the village of Longcott. We have photos of the wharf that was located on the main course of the Wilts & Berks Canal, on the road the heads south at the crossroads, towards White Horse Hill. Canal enthusiasts will know that there were two locks at this location as well as the Public House called the Jolly Waterman.
The other wharf was located at the end of a spur in the canal that heads north towards Watchfield, and is located on the road that heads north from the crossroads.The newspaper article listed here refers to this particular wharf house and there is also a photo of the same property.
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