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Latitude: 51.5911 / 51°35'28"N
Longitude: -3.0353 / 3°2'6"W
OS Eastings: 328377
OS Northings: 188540
OS Grid: ST283885
Mapcode National: GBR J4.BTG1
Mapcode Global: VH7BC.B8QK
Entry Name: Pensarn Canal Bridge over Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal
Listing Date: 23 July 2003
Last Amended: 23 July 2003
Source ID: 81342
Location: Just N of Pensarn Farm on the NE side of Rogerstone.
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 chamfered coping. Cast-iron plate above arch on E side with raised white-painted lettering 'PENSARN No. 5 BRIDGE'.
Included for historic transport interest as a late C18 canal bridge retaining its character.
Within the boundary of the 'Fourteen Locks, Monmouthshire Canal' Scheduled Ancient Monument MM184 (NPT).
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