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GILWERN EMBANKMENT AND AQUEDUCT

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 03199g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Llanelly
Unitary authority : Monmouthshire
NGR : SO2441114449
Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Earthwork / Post-Medieval Aqueduct
Status : Scheduled Monument , listed building II*

Summary :
Embankment and aqueduct carrying the Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal across the gorge of the River Clydach. Embankment built in 1797, has a maximum height of 23m and 100m long. The stone arch forming the aqueduct is 90m long.

Description :
Embankment and aqueduct (09981g) carrying the Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal (PRN 05979g) across the gorge of the River Clydach. Embankment built in 1797, has a maximum height of 23m and 100m long. The stone arch forming the aqueduct is 90m long.

42 GILWERN EMBANKMENT-BRECKNOCK and ABERGAVENNY CANAL: The embankment was built during one of the first phases of construction for the Brecknock & Abergavenny Canal. This substantial earth embankment (25m high x 81m long) incorporates two masonry aqueducts, the smaller of which carries the canal over the Clydach Rail Road. There is also a small overflow with a masonry footbridge at its southern end.

Sources :
Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological Trust , 1989 , Site Visit Record
01/PM List/Cadw/1996/SAM Lists
Babtie assessment Hirwaun to Clydach A465
02/Desc Text/Cadw/ Full Management Report/2005/ Copy in further information file

Events :
E000959 : A465 Abergavenny to Hirwaun Dualling (year : 1994)

Related PRNs : 03199m, 03263.107g, 09981g

Compiled date : 29-02-1988


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