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Canal Bridge No 163 and Cefn Brynich Lock Chamber

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfrynach, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9369 / 51°56'12"N

Longitude: -3.3437 / 3°20'37"W

OS Eastings: 307723

OS Northings: 227339

OS Grid: SO077273

Mapcode National: GBR YR.N18J

Mapcode Global: VH6C0.0L61

Entry Name: Canal Bridge No 163 and Cefn Brynich Lock Chamber

Listing Date: 28 July 2005

Last Amended: 28 July 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84815

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on W side of lane to Llanfrynach, just N of Lock Bridge over the Usk.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Llanfrynach

Community: Llanfrynach

Locality: Cefn Brynich

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Bridge No 163 on the Brecon to Abergavenny Canal authorised 1793, this section built under Thomas Dadford Jr engineer in 1800.

Exterior

Canal bridge and lock chamber, squared rubble stone. Canal bridge has segmental arch with tooled stone voussoirs, springing from the higher walls of the lock. Rubble stone parapet sloping with the roadway. Iron plaque 163 on E side. Lock has side walls of squared stone and heavy squared stone copings.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historic interest as a canal lock chamber and tail-lock bridge on this important canal.

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