History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Three-Arch Aqueduct over Vyrnwy Flood Plain (Southern Arches) New Bridge Vyrnwy

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

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 52.7701 / 52°46'12"N

Longitude: -3.1074 / 3°6'26"W

OS Eastings: 325386

OS Northings: 319746

OS Grid: SJ253197

Mapcode National: GBR 71.YFPQ

Mapcode Global: WH794.7MKQ

Plus Code: 9C4RQVCV+33

Entry Name: Three-Arch Aqueduct over Vyrnwy Flood Plain (Southern Arches) New Bridge Vyrnwy

Listing Date: 5 April 1993

Last Amended: 5 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14204

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

Location: Sited between B4398 road at Williams Bridge and the River Vyrnwy.

County: Powys

Community: Carreghofa (Carreghwfa)

Community: Carreghofa

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

Find accommodation in


Constructed originally 1794-6 by John and Thomas Dadford, engineers of Cardiff and Newport, for the Montgomeryshire Canal Company but much repaired and totally refaced in blue brick in 1890 (stone date plaque set over the western face of the centre arch) by the Shropshire Union Railway and Canal Company.


Central core or red brick arches, blue brick facings with brick band above the arches, chamfered stone cappings. Three elliptical arches with central raking buttresses and sweeping abutments with stone pyramidal caps. Above each arch a pair of floreated terminals to tie-rods.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value as an integral structure on the Montgomeryshire Canal adjacent to the Vyrnwy Aqueduct. It also demonstrates the structural development of canal engineering.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.