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Crane on North Quayside of Upeer Lock immediately E of No.1 The Locks

A Grade II Listed Building in Carreghofa (Carreghwfa), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7748 / 52°46'29"N

Longitude: -3.1072 / 3°6'25"W

OS Eastings: 325404

OS Northings: 320260

OS Grid: SJ254202

Mapcode National: GBR 71.Y7Q8

Mapcode Global: WH794.7JM4

Entry Name: Crane on North Quayside of Upeer Lock immediately E of No.1 The Locks

Listing Date: 5 April 1993

Last Amended: 5 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14183

Building Class: Transport

Location: Believed to have been relocated in present position beside Monntgomeryshire Canal.

County: Powys

Community: Carreghofa (Carreghwfa)

Community: Carreghofa

Locality: Carreghofa Locks

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

Without winding and lifting cables; mechanism and jib seem otherwise intact lying on ground (autumn 1990).

Possibly later C19. Pivotted metal upright with ratchet winding gear and pulley-drum bolted to the head. Timber crane-jib hinged at base and with top pulley remaining. Counterpoised arm to canal side.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other canal structures in exceptional location at Carreghofa Locks.

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