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Wern Outfall Weir, Wern Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandrinio, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7198 / 52°43'11"N

Longitude: -3.1094 / 3°6'33"W

OS Eastings: 325162

OS Northings: 314145

OS Grid: SJ251141

Mapcode National: GBR B1.1R56

Mapcode Global: WH79B.6WLV

Entry Name: Wern Outfall Weir, Wern Mill

Listing Date: 29 December 1994

Last Amended: 29 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15441

Building Class: Transport

County: Powys

Community: Llandrinio

Community: Llandrinio

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Over flow weir for surplus water from the Montgomeryshire Canal, S of Burgedin Lock, located between the NE side of the canal. Before 1797 for the Montgomeryshire Canal Co. John Dadford, Engineer.

Exterior

Oval red and blue brick revetted pond receiving culverted water from the canal, with weir and spillway with central flume controlled by ratchet paddle, leading to the turbine race ending in a 3.6m deep vertical fall shaft of the former corn mill. Alongside, a subsidiary spillway and a 450m parabolic blue by-pass channel.

Reasons for Listing

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

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