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Pair of Docks on E side of Trevor Basin, excluding modern workshop superstructure and swing bridge.

A Grade II Listed Building in Trevor, Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9722 / 52°58'20"N

Longitude: -3.0868 / 3°5'12"W

OS Eastings: 327111

OS Northings: 342207

OS Grid: SJ271422

Mapcode National: GBR 72.JSSL

Mapcode Global: WH785.KK98

Entry Name: Pair of Docks on E side of Trevor Basin, excluding modern workshop superstructure and swing bridge.

Listing Date: 1 October 2007

Last Amended: 1 October 2007

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87547

Location: On E side of Trevor Basin, opposite Rhos-y-Coed Bridge.

County: Wrexham

Community: Llangollen Rural (Llangollen Wledig)

Community: Llangollen Rural

Locality: Trevor Basin

Built-Up Area: Trevor

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably early-to-mid C19. On OS Map of 1879. Workshop superstructure is mainly late C20. The docks were originally used for boat-building.


Pair of docks. Stone; approximately 28 metres long by 3 metres wide. Kerbs are of alternating stone and sections of brick. Stone steps descend into S dock at E end. The northern dock is covered by a modern workshop superstructure which is not of special interest.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as distinctive features of canal engineering and for Group Value with other listed items on the Llangollen Canal.

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