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Latitude: 51.9369 / 51°56'12"N
Longitude: -3.3437 / 3°20'37"W
OS Eastings: 307723
OS Northings: 227339
OS Grid: SO077273
Mapcode National: GBR YR.N18J
Mapcode Global: VH6C0.0L61
Entry Name: Canal Bridge No 163 and Cefn Brynich Lock Chamber
Listing Date: 28 July 2005
Last Amended: 28 July 2005
Source ID: 84815
Building Class: Transport
Location: Situated on W side of lane to Llanfrynach, just N of Lock Bridge over the Usk.
Locality: Cefn Brynich
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Bridge No 163 on the Brecon to Abergavenny Canal authorised 1793, this section built under Thomas Dadford Jr engineer in 1800.
Canal bridge and lock chamber, squared rubble stone. Canal bridge has segmental arch with tooled stone voussoirs, springing from the higher walls of the lock. Rubble stone parapet sloping with the roadway. Iron plaque 163 on E side. Lock has side walls of squared stone and heavy squared stone copings.
Listed for its special historic interest as a canal lock chamber and tail-lock bridge on this important canal.
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