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Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 01017w
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Dyffryn Clydach
Unitary authority : Neath Port Talbot
NGR : SS73899878
Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Dam
Status : Scheduled Monument , listed building II

Summary :
Stone dam across the River Clydach, constructed to impound water in the Cwm Clydach Pond for the Neath Abbey ironworks to the south.

Description :
Stone dam across the River Clydach, constructed to impound water in the Cwm Clydach Pond for use in the Neath Abbey ironworks (PRN 00845w), 1km downstream to the south. The south (dry) side of the dam stands to an impressive height, at an angle c c75 degrees. It is constructed from high-quality masonry, with three buttressses extending upwards for most of its height. There are two circular openings in base and for the outfall from the sluices. A minor roadway runs along the top

Sources :
The Handley Partnership , HAAbase built heritage assessment system: Buildings at Risk database
01/Desc Text/Cadw/Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file

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Compiled date :

February 17, 2019, 11:45 am - HTML file produced from GGAT HER Charitable Trust Ltd. Heathfield House, Heathfield, Swansea SA1 Tel. 01792 655208; Fax 01792 474469 website:  email: Registered Charity no. 505609
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