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Walls of Dock Basin (Also known as No 3 Basin)

A Grade II Listed Building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.3953 / 51°23'42"N

Longitude: -3.2623 / 3°15'44"W

OS Eastings: 312271

OS Northings: 167003

OS Grid: ST122670

Mapcode National: GBR HT.RB44

Mapcode Global: VH6FR.D6P7

Plus Code: 9C3R9PWQ+43

Entry Name: Walls of Dock Basin (Also known as No 3 Basin)

Listing Date: 13 February 1996

Last Amended: 13 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3212

Building Class: Transport

Location: At seaward end of Barry Docks.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Barry (Y Barri)

Community: Barry

Locality: Barry Docks

Built-Up Area: Barry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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At seaward end of Barry Docks.

Construction of Barry Docks begun in 1884, first opened to traffic July 1889. Engineer-in-charge was John Wolfe Barry, in partnership with H M Brunel; contractor T W Walker.

Dock basin circa 180m by 150m. Walls in large snecked blocks of squared reddish stone; granite coping, dressings, and treads to steps down to water. Slipway at SE corner. Entrance to No 1 dock to NW side has concave recesses for lock gates (modern replacements). Sea entrance has concave recesses for lock gates.(modern replacements). Return walls on seaward side in similar materials.

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