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Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 01046.26w
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Pontardawe
Unitary authority : Neath Port Talbot
NGR : SN7352305220
Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Canal
Status : Scheduled Monument

Summary :
Branch canal coming of the Swansea Canal to service ironworks (PRN 01046.17w)

Description :
Branch canal coming of the Swansea Canal to service ironworks (PRN 01046.17w)
Built in 1828, joined a tramway from colleries at Gelli-nudd and Waun Coed to the Swansea Canal. Tramway ran down an incline, crossed the river and terminated at an ambitious wharf system including a dry dock for the repair of barges. The branch runs north-west for 300m and then curves to join the Swansea Canal.

Sources :
Geake H , 1990 , A4067 Swansea Valley Route Stage Three Pontardawe to Ynysmeudwy An archaeological Assessment. ( © GGAT)

Events :

Related PRNs : 34490, 01046.17w, 01699.0w, 01046.13w, 01615w, 02655w, 02656w

Compiled date : 08-03-1998

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