History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Former Canal Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6591 / 52°39'32"N

Longitude: -3.1441 / 3°8'38"W

OS Eastings: 322714

OS Northings: 307435

OS Grid: SJ227074

Mapcode National: GBR B0.5GML

Mapcode Global: WH79P.PF19

Entry Name: Former Canal Warehouse

Listing Date: 11 March 1981

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16724

Building Class: Commercial

Location: At right-angles to the canal, alongside the tow-path between the Severn Street Bridge and the Lledan Aqueduct.

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Built-Up Area: Welshpool

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

Find accommodation in
Welshpool

Exterior

History: The eastern arm of the Montgomeryshire Canal was constructed between 1794-97. The warehouse was built in the early C19 - part of a second phase of development of the canal wharf at Welshpool. It was occupied in 1845 by a canal merchant (Thomas Groom) and in 1859 by the canal company.

Description: Roughly coursed and squared local green rubble, with slate roof. Gable facing canal has full-height loading bay divided as a door on each floor, in a heavy wood frame. Remains of housing for former external crane visible above. Return elevation to NE has similar wide openings, and a small boarded window beneath the eaves.

The warehouse is a fine example of small-scale canal architecture which forms part of a group of related structures associated with the major canal wharf at Welshpool.

Reference: Stephen Hughes, The Archaeology of the Montgomeryshire Canal, 1988, p.124.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.