The Daneway portal of the Sapperton Canal Tunnel was built in the Gothic style. It was in a very poor state of repair with most of the battlements lying in the bed of the canal when, in 1996, it was restored by the Cotswold Canals Trust.
Several retaining walls in the vicinity of the tunnel portal and in the canal itself were rebuilt by Canal Trust volunteers in the 1980s.
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Towpath retaining wall rebuilt by Cotswold Canals Trust in the 1980s
Note the lengthsman's cottage (right), now lost, and CCT wall rebuilding (left)
Note the lengthsman's cottage in the middle distance and Sapperton Church on the hillside.
This view also shows the lengthman's cottage next to the tunnel entrance. This cottage fell into disrepair and was demolished in the 1980s.