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Latitude: 52.6391 / 52°38'20"N
Longitude: -3.1605 / 3°9'37"W
OS Eastings: 321567
OS Northings: 305225
OS Grid: SJ215052
Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.6Y98
Mapcode Global: WH79P.FX7P
Entry Name: Bridge 121 over the Montgomeryshire Canal
Listing Date: 29 February 1996
Last Amended: 29 February 1996
Source ID: 16742
Building Class: Transport
Location: Carries a by-road over the canal between the two locks at Belan.
Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
History: The Montgomeryshire Canal was built as far as Garthmyl, to the S of Welshpool, 1794-97, engineered by John and Thomas Dadford. This bridge (with some later repair work) belongs to this original engineering work.
Description: Brick with stone copings to parapet. S single arched span, with slightly curving abutments, terminating in simple piers. Voussoir arch with advanced brick 'keystone', and plain string course defining the base of the parapet.
Included as part of the original engineering of the canal, and as part of a group of canal structures at Belan Locks.
Reference: Stephen Hughes, The Archaeology of the Montgomeryshire Canal, 1988.
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