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Bridge 128 over the Montgomeryshire Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Berriew, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6011 / 52°36'3"N

Longitude: -3.1939 / 3°11'38"W

OS Eastings: 319235

OS Northings: 301033

OS Grid: SJ192010

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.98B0

Mapcode Global: WH79V.XW8B

Plus Code: 9C4RJR24+CC

Entry Name: Bridge 128 over the Montgomeryshire Canal

Listing Date: 21 August 1995

Last Amended: 21 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16334

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carries the B4390 over the canal 0.5km approx. NE of Berriew village.

County: Powys

Community: Berriew (Aberriw)

Community: Berriew

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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The Montgomeryshire Canal was constructed as far as Garthmyl c1794-1797, engineered by John and Thomas Dadford. This bridge was first built at that time, but was repaired and partially rebuilt in more recent times.


Single span brick arched bridge 8m approx in depth, crossing the canal at an angle and accommodating a field entrance as well as the road bed. Segmental archway, projecting stringcourse below parapets, both of which have been substantially rebuilt, but retain their curved stone copings.

Reasons for Listing

A significant element of the engineering of the Montgomeryshire Canal at Berriew.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Upper Rectory Farmhouse
    Set back from the B4390, on the NE edge of the village.
  • II Barn at upper Rectory Farm
    On the west side of the drive leading to Upper Rectory Farmhouse.
  • II Lock Cottage
    Situated 150m approx. N of bridge 128 which carries the B4390 over the canal 0.5km approx. NE of Berriew village, on the east side of the canal at Berriew Lock.
  • II Berriew Lock
    Situated 150m approx. N of bridge 128 which carries the B4390 over the canal 0.5km approx. NE of Berriew village.
  • II Bridge 127 over the Montgomeryshire Canal
    Carries a field track across the canal, 400m approx. NE of bridge 128 and the B4390 road into Berriew.
  • II The Smithy
    On the corner of Church Terrace and the B4390 road out of the village to the NE.
  • II Milepost
    Opposite Pool Road Cottage at the side of the road.
  • II Former School
    Backs onto the E side of the churchyard in the centre of the village.

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