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Bridge 115 over the Montgomeryshire Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6725 / 52°40'20"N

Longitude: -3.124 / 3°7'26"W

OS Eastings: 324096

OS Northings: 308901

OS Grid: SJ240089

Mapcode National: GBR B1.4MK5

Mapcode Global: WH79P.Z3K1

Entry Name: Bridge 115 over the Montgomeryshire Canal

Listing Date: 29 February 1996

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16752

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carries the lane over the canal at Buttington Wharf, immediately W of the roundabout on the A483 at Buttington Cross.

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Locality: Buttington Cross

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 some later repair work) belongs to this original engineering work.

Description: Brick with stone copings to parapet. Single arched span, with slightly curving abutments, terminating in simple piers. Voussoir arch with advanced brick 'keystone'.

Included as part of the original engineering of the Montgomeryshire Canal, and as part of a group of canal-related structures at Buttington Wharf.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Buttington Limekilns
    Built into the E bank of the Montgomeryshire Canal immediately N of Bridge 115.
  • II Mount Pleasant
    At the division of Rhallt Lane and Gugnrog Fawr Lane, 250m approx. W of the roundabout on the A483 at Buttington Cross.
  • II The Malthouse
    On the west bank of the River Severn, immediately south of Buttington Bridge, approached via a track which crosses the railway close to the river bank at the western end of the bridge. The malthouse
  • II Buttington Bridge
    Trewern
  • II Gungrog Farmhouse
    NE of the town, in a sheltered site approached via the lane leading to Gungrog Hall, which leaves Salop Road close to its junction with the A483 Wels
  • I Church of All Saints
    Located at the junction of the main Shrewsbury to Welshpool road and the B4388, the Leighton Road, near the crossing of the River Severn.
  • II Buttington Vicarage
    The building lies some 200 yards S of Buttington Church.
  • II No2 Gungrog Hall
    In an elevated position on the NE side of the town, and approached via a lane which leaves the Salop Road close to its N junction with the A483 Welsh

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