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Latitude: 51.5914 / 51°35'29"N
Longitude: -3.0422 / 3°2'31"W
OS Eastings: 327900
OS Northings: 188574
OS Grid: ST279885
Mapcode National: GBR J3.BZFY
Mapcode Global: VH7BC.782C
Entry Name: Cefn Canal Bridge over Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal
Listing Date: 23 July 2003
Last Amended: 23 July 2003
Source ID: 81339
Location: On the N side of Rogerstone taking Cwm Lane over the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.
Community: Rogerstone (Tŷ-du)
Built-Up Area: Newport
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Late C18 canal bridge on the Monmouthshire Canal which was a prime factor in the industrial development of the Gwent Valleys. Built by Thomas Dadford Junior, 1792-9, the canal ran between Newport and Pontnewynydd, with this branch between Crindau and Crumlin.
Hump-backed canal bridge, built into canal lock to W. Rubblestone with single segmental arch of dressed sandstone voussoirs and parapets with flat coping. Tarmac deck. Cast-iron plate above arch on E side with raised white-painted lettering 'CEFN No. 6 BRIDGE'.
Included for historic transport interest as a late C18 canal bridge retaining its character.
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