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Bridge 122 over the Montgomeryshire Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6323 / 52°37'56"N

Longitude: -3.1693 / 3°10'9"W

OS Eastings: 320961

OS Northings: 304475

OS Grid: SJ209044

Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.78DC

Mapcode Global: WH79W.932C

Entry Name: Bridge 122 over the Montgomeryshire Canal

Listing Date: 29 February 1996

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16751

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carries the by-road over the canal.

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Locality: Belan

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

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 later repair work) belongs to this original engineering work.

Description: Brick with stone copings to parapet (partially rebuilt to the SE). 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 Montgomeryshire Canal, retaining its original character through later repair work.

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  • II Plas Trehelig
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