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Lower Lock Chamber

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandrinio, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7244 / 52°43'27"N

Longitude: -3.1087 / 3°6'31"W

OS Eastings: 325214

OS Northings: 314657

OS Grid: SJ252146

Mapcode National: GBR B1.1K91

Mapcode Global: WH79B.6SX9

Plus Code: 9C4RPVFR+PG

Entry Name: Lower Lock Chamber

Listing Date: 29 December 1994

Last Amended: 29 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15418

Building Class: Transport

Location: Lock chamber below the main pound. Before 1797, renovated c.1880.

County: Powys

Town: Burgedin

Community: Llandrinio

Community: Llandrinio

Locality: Burgedin Lock

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Engineering brick walls with heavy gritstone coping. Upper end has ground paddle and radial arm gear by Coalbrookdale Co. surrounded on 3 sides by heavy stone blocks. Paddle gear probably designed by George Buck during engineering improvements (1819-31). Iron shod timber gates removed at time of inspection, August 1994. Narrowing of main pound walls also of blue brick.

On N side, a feeder stream with tapered spillway, having a central flume controlled by a ratchet paddle gear, and C20 60m spun concrete culvert to a blue brick interceptor bay at the side of the tapering walls of the main pound.

Reasons for Listing

One number of original canal structures at Burgedin on the Montgomeryshire Canal forming a group of special interest.

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