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BRECKNOCK AND ABERGAVENNY CANAL

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NPRN 85124

Map Reference SO02NW

Grid Reference SO046283

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Brecknockshire

Community Brecon

Type of Site CANAL

Broad Class TRANSPORT

Period Post Medieval, 19th Century, 18th Century

Site Description The Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal, largely in water and in leisure use, runs between bridge no.52 at Pontymoile (nprn 34552), where it forms a junction with the Monmouthshire Canal (nprn 85125) and a terminal basin at Brecon (nprn 85496). It was opened in stages between 1797 and 1812. The two Canals, along with the Crumlin Branch (nprn 85126) form the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal (nprn 85172)
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 22 July 1998.

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