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Claerwen Dam, Elan Valley Water Scheme

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Map ReferenceSN86SE
Grid ReferenceSN8690063600
Unitary (Local) AuthorityPowys
Old CountyRadnorshire
Type Of SiteDAM

Claerwen dam was built between 1948 and 1952 to the designs of Sir William Halcrow & Partners and is approximately 56m high. Its viaduct is supported on thirteen elliptical arches and it has stone parapets. Its opening was attended by Queen Elizabeth II.

RCAHMW, 2004.