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Latitude: 52.7079 / 52°42'28"N
Longitude: -3.1333 / 3°7'59"W
OS Eastings: 323526
OS Northings: 312849
OS Grid: SJ235128
Mapcode National: GBR B0.2K85
Mapcode Global: WH79H.V64D
Entry Name: Canal Bridge on Roadway to the Bridge
Listing Date: 22 February 1995
Last Amended: 22 February 1995
Source ID: 15814
Building Class: Transport
Location: Located over the disused Guilsfield Canal to provide access to the Bridge.
Community: Guilsfield (Cegidfa)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Canal bridge No 5 on the Guilsfield Branch of the Montgomeryshire Canal constructed 1794-1797. Brick arch and abutments, with sandstone copings.
Parabolic arch of 33cm brick, partially rendered under soffit, the abutments splayed at both ends ending in 45cm brick piers. Stone string at water level and 5 housing slots for maintenance. Parapet rises at an angle along the abutments and flattens over the bridge, capped by a flush square stone coping. On NE side, an oval cast iron identification plate with figure 5.
A typical and well preserved accommodation bridge over the Guilsfield Branch of the Montgomeryshire Canal.
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