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CANAL AQUEDUCT OVER THE RIVER TWRCH

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 01046.40w
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Site Type : aqueduct
Period : Post-Medieval
Community : Ystradgynlais
NGR : SN7726809240
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
This is the largest of the aqueducts which formed part of the original Swansea canal and it spans the river Twrch. The fast flowing nature of the river necessitated a weir to be built below the aqueduct to protect the piers and also to serve as a feeder.

Description :
This is the largest of the aqueducts which formed part of the original Swansea canal and it spans the river Twrch. The fast flowing nature of the river necessitated a weir to be built below the aqueduct to protect the piers and also to serve as a feeder.

Sources :
Desc Text/Cadw/1997/Scheduled ancient monument record
01/map/OS/1878

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