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Chepstow Town SlipwayPrimary Reference Number (PRN) : 05478g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Site Type : Slipway
Period : Post-Medieval
Community : Chepstow
NGR : ST5383094181
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument
Chepstow Town Slip is the oldest of the two surviving slips that once served the commercial needs of the town and is an important surviving feature of the town's historic waterfront and quayside.
Chepstow Town Slip is the oldest of the two surviving slips that once served the commercial needs of the town and is an important surviving feature of the town's historic waterfront and quayside. It is an excellently preserved example of a post-medieval slip and comprises a cambered cobbled slipway some 25m long by 2.6m wide, sloping at an angle of 10 degrees and dropping from a height of 7.66m OD to 4.0m OD within 20m. The final 0.5m of the slipway forms a flight of shallow steps down to the low-tide mark in the River Wye. The structure is bounded to the south by a dwarf wall and to the north by a paved edge constructed of large recumbent stones some 0.5m in average length. (01)
GGAT Assessment Chepstow Flood Alleviation Scheme A096
01. CADW (2004 Sept) Scheduled Ancient Monument MM301: Chepstow Town Slipway
E001379 : Waterfronts in Southeast Wales:phase 1 (year : 2005)
E003712 : Chepstow Flood Alleviation Scheme DBA (year : 1993)
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