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Latitude: 52.7247 / 52°43'29"N
Longitude: -3.1087 / 3°6'31"W
OS Eastings: 325220
OS Northings: 314698
OS Grid: SJ252146
Mapcode National: GBR B1.1KB0
Mapcode Global: WH79B.6SY0
Entry Name: Spillway
Listing Date: 29 December 1994
Last Amended: 29 December 1994
Source ID: 15420
Building Class: Transport
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
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.
One number of original canal structures at Burgedin on the Montgomeryshire Canal forming a group of special interest.
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