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CWM LLANWENARTH TRAMROAD BRIDGEPrimary Reference Number (PRN) : 02349g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Site Type : Bridge
Period : Post-Medieval
Community : Llanfoist Fawr
NGR : SO2596313347
Legal Protection : listed building II, scheduled ancient monument
Tramroad built to carry Bailey's Tramroad across Cwm Llanwenarth, built by Crawshaw Bailey and opened in 1821 from Nantyglo Ironworks to the Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal at Govilon.
Tramroad bridge situated to the southwest of Govilon and the disused railway line. Located in woodland and spanning the stream that runs down Cwm Llanwenarth valley. Built to carry Bailey's Tramroad across Cwm Llanwenarth, built by Crawshaw Bailey and opened in 1821 from Nantyglo Ironworks to the Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal at Govilon. The line of the tramroad at this point followed a loop along the contour of the valley. It was superseded when the Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Branch line opened in 1862. It consists of a substantial tramroad bridge built of local coursed rubble. The semicircular arch has dressed stone voussoirs and the parapets are swept out at either end. It is now overgrown. Listed in 1996 for its special interest as a surviving early 19th century tramroad bridge.
1996/CADW/LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST/THE BOROUGH OF MONMOUTH/LIST No 140/RESURVEY C/THE COMMUNITY OF LLANFOIST FAWR
1990/HUGHES/S/THE BRECON FOREST TRAMROADS/RCAHMW/p322
1980/RATTENBURY/G/TRAMROADS OF THE BRECKNOCK AND ABERGAVENNY CANAL/p53
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