The Coates Roundhouse

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The Coates Roundhouse is in poor condition compared with some of the other roundhouses along the length of the Thames & Severn Canal, especially the attractively presented example at Chalford. However, it is worth seeing while visiting Sapperton Tunnel, and wondering what it may have been like for the lengthsman and his wife to live in this remote spot.

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