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Latitude: 52.727 / 52°43'37"N
Longitude: -3.1052 / 3°6'18"W
OS Eastings: 325461
OS Northings: 314942
OS Grid: SJ254149
Mapcode National: GBR B2.165X
Mapcode Global: WH79B.8QL9
Entry Name: Dragon Bridge
Listing Date: 29 December 1994
Last Amended: 29 December 1994
Source ID: 15425
Building Class: Transport
Location: Lies at the road junction called The Green.
Locality: The Green
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Canal bridge No.104 on Montgomeryshire Canal. Before 1797.
Splayed abutments terminating in rectangular piers, battered in section. Gritstone, with square chamfered copings, flat on top, forming carriageway 4.58m wide. Bridge faced in red sandstone. Arch spanning the narrowed canal [3.5m] and towpath [2m], turned in 1 red brick arch with towpath side chamfered [125mm]. Weep holes to abutment under arch. Canal revetted with red sandstone under bridge. Oval cast identity plate. Wall of parapet continues around corner following lane to Wern Mill.
A well preserved example of a late C18 canal bridge.
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