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Lock-Keeper's Cottage adjoining Lower Lock Chamber on Montgomeryshire Canal

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7745 / 52°46'28"N

Longitude: -3.1073 / 3°6'26"W

OS Eastings: 325394

OS Northings: 320233

OS Grid: SJ253202

Mapcode National: GBR 71.Y7P8

Mapcode Global: WH794.7JKB

Entry Name: Lock-Keeper's Cottage adjoining Lower Lock Chamber on Montgomeryshire Canal

Listing Date: 5 April 1993

Last Amended: 5 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14189

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On south bank of Montgomeryshire Canal, abutting bridge No 95.

County: Powys

Community: Carreghofa (Carreghwfa)

Community: Carreghofa

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Built about 1819 when the first lock-keeper was appointed, extended and improved later in C19.

Exterior

Original two-storey rubble cottage facing west with gable end to canal. Pitched slate roof, tall brick stack inserted to left. Two-window front with casements under (later) arched brick heads, offset gabled and trellised porch to right with finial.

Parallel brick and slate range to rear, similar casements; low cross-range with gable incorporated into bridge parapet to E. Brick outhouse in garden.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with other canal structures in exceptional location at Carreghofa Locks.

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