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TOWNSHEND'S GREAT LEAT
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 02867w Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Llansamlet Unitary authority : Swansea NGR : SS696978 Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Leat Status : Scheduled Monument
Summary : An extensive system of leats, constructed around 1750. Close to the Gwernllwynchwyth colliery (Gm 430). The Great Leat, built c 1757, ran for 4 miles.
Description : An extensive system of leats, constructed around 1750. Close to the Gwernllwynchwyth colliery (Gm 430). The Great Leat, built c 1757, ran for 4 miles.
01/Pm Desc Text/Cadw/1995/SAM List
Events : E003929 : Tawe Valley Project (year : 1992) E002659 : Townshend's Great Leat and Waggonway DBA (year : 2000)