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Operating Gear

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandrinio, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7251 / 52°43'30"N

Longitude: -3.1078 / 3°6'28"W

OS Eastings: 325280

OS Northings: 314742

OS Grid: SJ252147

Mapcode National: GBR B1.1CKJ

Mapcode Global: WH79B.7RCP

Plus Code: 9C4RPVGR+3V

Entry Name: Operating Gear

Listing Date: 29 December 1994

Last Amended: 29 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15419

Building Class: Transport

County: Powys

Town: Burgedin

Community: Llandrinio

Community: Llandrinio

Locality: Burgedin Lock

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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


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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