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Bridge 124 over the Montgomeryshire Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6185 / 52°37'6"N

Longitude: -3.1785 / 3°10'42"W

OS Eastings: 320309

OS Northings: 302953

OS Grid: SJ203029

Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.803Y

Mapcode Global: WH79W.4FPY

Plus Code: 9C4RJR9C+9H

Entry Name: Bridge 124 over the Montgomeryshire Canal

Listing Date: 29 February 1996

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16814

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carries a field track over the canal NW of Wernllwyd.

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Locality: Wernllwyd

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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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 belongs to this original engineering work.

Description: Brick with stone copings to parapet. Single arched span, with slightly curving abutments, terminating in simple piers (damaged on the W side). Voussoir arch with advanced brick 'keystone'; simple string course defines base of parapet.

Included as part of the original engineering of the Montgomeryshire Canal, retaining its original character in spite of some damage.

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  • II Wernllwyd Farmhouse
    On the west side of the main A483 road, 3km. approx S of Welshpool
  • II Brithdir Lock Cottage
    On the NW side of the canal at Brithdir Lock, close to Brithdir Lane.
  • II Brtihdir Lock
    Immediately NE of Bridge 125, adjacent to Brithdir Lane, and to the rear of the Horseshoes Inn.
  • II Brithdir Limekilns
    At the rear of the Horseshoes Public House, built into a mound on the bank of the Montgomeryshire Canal, close to the bridge carrying Brithdir Lane over the canal.
  • II Bridge 125 over the Montgomeryshire Canal
    Carries the lane over the canal to the rear of the Horseshoes Inn.
  • II Horseshoes PH
    On the main A483 road to the N of Berriew, alongside the junction with Brithdir Lane.
  • II Bridge 123 over the Montgomeryshire Canal
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  • II Brithdir Hall
    Set back from the lane in gardens, close to the junction with the main A483 at the Horseshoes Inn.

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