The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological
Historic Environment Record
following information has been provided under the terms and conditions
of access as detailed on GGAT’s website www.ggat.org.uk.
Copyright is reserved on all data supplied by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust.
All output resulting from the use of the data must acknowledge the source
from information held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust copyright.
data below is intended to be used for information and research only and
is not for use as part of a commercial project. If you wish to use
information derived from material held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust
for publication in printed or multimedia form or to compile resources for
commercial use, prior permission must be obtained in writing. For further
information or to arrange a visit to the Trust please send an enquiry form
BRITON FERRY DOCKPrimary Reference Number (PRN) : 01972w
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Briton Ferry
Unitary authority : Neath Port Talbot
NGR : SS73709370
Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Dock
Status : Scheduled Monument
The dock was designed by Brunel and incorporates the only surviving example of his experimental buoyant lock gate system. Built between 1858-61 the dock consists of an outer tidal basin and an inner floating basin.
Built between 1858-61 to designed by Brunel. Dock consists of an outer tidal basin, with a total area of about 7.5 acres, and an inner floating basin of about 11 acres. Entry to the basin was through a single lock gate. The gate is the only surviving example of Brunel's experimental work in the development of buoyant lock gates.
02/MM Desc Text/Cadw/1991/AM107
03/MM Desc Text/Cadw/1994/Scheduled Monument Consent
01/MM Record Sheet/RCAHM/1982
04/Desc Text/Cadw/Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file
05/Desc Text/Cadw/Application for Scheduled Monument Consent/2007 Copy in further information file.
E001377 : Waterfronts in Southeast Wales:phase 2 (year : 2005)
E002286 : Neath Estuary (Improvement Scheme) DBA (year : 1997)
Related PRNs : 34237
Compiled date :
July 23, 2017, 12:41 pm
- HTML file produced from GGAT HER Charitable Trust Ltd. Heathfield House,
Heathfield, Swansea SA1 Tel. 01792 655208; Fax 01792 474469 website: www.ggat.org.uk
email: firstname.lastname@example.org Registered Charity no. 505609
supplied by in partnership with Local Authorities, Cadw and the partners
of ENDEX © GGAT HER Charitable Trust, 2017 (and in part © Crown,