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Latitude: 52.5699 / 52°34'11"N
Longitude: -3.2126 / 3°12'45"W
OS Eastings: 317911
OS Northings: 297584
OS Grid: SO179975
Mapcode National: GBR 9X.C3QZ
Mapcode Global: WH7B1.MNDQ
Entry Name: Bridge 137 over the Montgomeryshire Canal
Listing Date: 21 August 1995
Last Amended: 21 August 1995
Source ID: 16367
Building Class: Transport
Location: Carries the by-road which leaves the A483 on the W side alongside the Post Office Stores at Fron.
Community: Berriew (Aberriw)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The stretch of Montgomeryshire Canal between Garthmyl and Newtown was constructed between 1815 and 1819-21 (Josiah Jessop, engineer). This bridge forms part of that phase of construction (with some later repair work).
Single span brick arched bridge, with some stone dressings. Outer piers and parapet have pyramidal stone copings, and stone string course marks the position of the road bed. Splayed in plan, and in section rising in a shallow curve.
Included as a key element in the engineering works associated with the Montgomeryshire Canal.
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