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CWMAVON RESERVOIR

Site Details



NPRN 270002

Map Reference SO20NE

Grid Reference SO26890707

Unitary (Local) Authority Torfaen

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Abersychan

Type of Site RESERVOIR

Broad Class WATER SUPPLY AND DRAINAGE

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Built late C19, and shown on the 2nd ed OS, by the Pontypool Gas & Water Co. Still in use.

Reservoir 130m NNW-SSE by 70m, comprising earthen bank up to 3m high, curved to the S side. Facing the road (A4043) is a rubble-stone wall 2.5m high with square rock-faced terminal piers.

R Hayman, Hayman & Horton, 22/1/2003