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Historic Structures Survey Inland Waterways Association, Shrewsbury District and North Wales Branch, July 2017

Warehouse at Ellesmere Wharf, Llangollen Canal


BRANCH NAME:

Name of building or structure

Shrewsbury District & North Wales Branch

Details including condition and age, if known, and any particular historic features.

Location including OS Grid reference

Current owner, if known

Is it Scheduled or Listed? Note grade if listed.

If it is Scheduled Any Other Information including or Listed Is this building current or potential use and any Note at risk? involvement that you have with it. Reference Number.

Grade II

1055 499 05-Apr1982 UID: 259896

The building is at risk as it may be claimed to have deteriorated too much.

Grade II

1264

We are told that CRT is working on a On CRT's conservation plan, but do not know how Heritage at Risk far advanced that is. Included in CRT's Register wet abutment project, now in its 4th year.

Grade II

1055 On CRT's 906 Heritage at Risk 25-Apr1988 UID: Register 260852

Grade II

1176 940 25-Apr1988 UID: 260858

We are told that CRT is working on a On CRT's conservation plan, but do not know how Heritage at Risk far advanced that is. Included in CRT's Register wet abutment project, now in its 4th year.

Grade II

1176 952 25-Apr1988 UID: 260863

We are told that CRT is working on a On CRT's conservation plan, but do not know how Heritage at Risk far advanced that is. Included in CRT's Register wet abutment project, now in its 4th year.

LLANGOLLEN CANAL Early C19 brick building with later alterations; canal company lettering on Canal Warehouse, Wharf Road, end wall. Derelict & unmaintained for Ellesmere more than 20 years; plant growth needs immediate attention to prevent further deterioration. Roof still intact.

SJ399345

Roundthorn Bridge, No.44

Roving bridge, circa 1800. Red brick with some engineering brick patching and coped stone parapet; uncoursed rubble to ramped approach on both sides of towpath. Single elliptical arch with keybricks, string course and parapet.

Greaves Bridge, No.52

Accommodation bridge. Circa 1797 to 1801 with minor later alterations. Red brick SJ 43974 with stone-coped parapet terminating in 33838 square corner piers. Elliptical arch with projecting keybricks, string course.

Stanks Bridge, No.60

Accommodation bridge. Circa 1797 to 1801 with minor later alterations. Red brick SJ 39107 with stone-coped parapet terminating in 33734 square corner piers. Elliptical arch with projecting keybricks, string course.

Prices Bridge, No. 68

Accommodation bridge. Circa 1797 to 1801 with minor later alterations. Red brick SJ 37458 with stone-coped parapet terminating in 31842 square corner piers. Elliptical arch with projecting keybricks, string course.

SJ 50069 35705

Pochin's Limited

CRT

CRT

CRT

CRT

It has planning permission for adaptive reuse as a restaurant or similar, a use which we would support; although it has had this permission for about eight years, no action has resulted.

We are told that CRT is working on a conservation plan, but do not know how far advanced that is. Included in CRT's wet abutment project, now in its 4th year.

MONTGOMERY CANAL

Aberbechan Aqueduct, Llandyssil, Powys

Built between 1815 and 1819-21 (Josiah Jessop, engineer, John Williams, builder). The original aqueduct at Aberbechan was repaired in 1859, collapsed and was rebuilt re-using much of the original facing stone, probably in the same year. Three-arched masonry aqueduct. Planned on a concave curve over the Bechan Brook, and comprising 3 segmental arches. Finely SO142935 dressed stone, with hoodmoulds and a string course over the arches. Main central arch flanked by keeled cutwaters, from which spring pilasters articulating the high stone-faced wall of the trough above the arches. This wall terminates in a plain cornice, with simple cast-iron railings on the tow-path side.

CRT

Grade II

14 July 1997 Source ID: 18540

On CRT's Heritage at Risk Register. Of concern because of the implications of a collapse, both in the We are told that CRT is working on a immediate conservation plan, but do not know how locality and far advanced that is. because it has the water supply to the 11 miles of restored canal through Welshpool.


Name of building or structure

Details including condition and age, if known, and any particular historic features.

Freestone Lock, Cottage and bridge Brynderwen Warehouse Glanhafren Bridge (143) Hut, Garthmyl Hut, Berriew Lock

Current owner, if known

SO138929

CRT

SO162954

CRT?

Damaged parapet Small canalside corrugated iron hut, covered in ivy. Neglected condition.

SO167965 SO194991

CRT?

Small canalside store, extended twice.

SJ193012

CRT?

SJ199023

CRT?

Hut, Brithdir Bridge 123, Belan

Location including OS Grid reference

Damaged parapet

SJ206037

Is it Scheduled or Listed? Note grade if listed.

If it is Scheduled or Listed Note Reference Number.

Any Other Information Is this building including current or potential at risk? use and any involvement that you have with it.

34587 Y Grade II

400742 N

Grade II

N

Grade II

Grade II

Under restoration by Newtown Council promoted volunteer team Lacking maintenance

Y

Was this a toll hut at the junction between companies?

N

Small brick hut with slate roof with brick stack on the N side of the lock chamber.

N

Lockside hut, limited maintenance

N Y

Prime location. Recent fire. Old SU buildings neglected. Tramway into yard evidenced by salvaged rails relaid at canalside.

CGL Group Ltd

Y

Overgrown, prime canalside spot includes old timber-framed cottage(s).

SJ226074

? Powis Estate Grade II

Y

Recent planning application for conversion to residential use failed

SJ255115

Grade II

Y

Part converted to residential, but outbuildings neglected

Outbuilding, Pool Quay Lock cottage

SJ256116

Lock cottage is listed (Grade II)

Y

Interesting angled outbuilding: in use but not maintained; roof slates slipping.

Warehouse, br 104, Arddleen

SJ254148

Y

Losing roof sheets and open to the weather.

Goolden's Warehouse at Clafton Bridge, br 100, Four Crosses

SJ264185

Grade II

Y

Remains of crane support visible at eaves. Smaller huts may be canal structures.

SJ256194

Grade II

Y

Elaborate balustrade damaged, neglected.

14206 Y

Leaking badly, important colony of protected Floating Water Plantain; next on the CRT list for restoration; significant funding needed.

N

Built 1825 to collect tolls at the junction of the Montgomeryshire and Ellesmere Canals (Carreghofa section opened 1797); hut restored 1986.

N

Access difficult: no obvious evidence of maintenance, but may still be used.

N

Arms remain from diversion of canal when railway constructed underneath; once considered for nature reserve, but of limited value. Presumably maintenance only so far as necessary to ensure anal is watertight.

Former SU canal yard, Welshpool

SJ225072

Derelict land/cottages, Welshpool

SJ226073

Warehouse above br 119, Welshpool Canalside building south of Pool Quay lock (Ivy House)

Pentreheylin Hall bridge (98)

Vyrnwy Aqueduct

Corrected entry

SJ254196

CRT

Carreghofa Toll cottage

SJ254202

CRT

Tanat Weir control house

SJ253217

CRT

Carreghofa : former aqueduct arms

SJ258206

CRT

Grade II*

Grade II


Name of building or structure

Details including condition and age, if known, and any particular historic features.

Location including OS Grid reference

Current owner, if known

Is it Scheduled or Listed? Note grade if listed.

If it is Scheduled or Listed Note Reference Number.

Any Other Information Is this building including current or potential at risk? use and any involvement that you have with it.

Walls Bridge (redundant)

SJ262208

N

Llanymynech canal arms

SJ267210

CRT

N

Canalside Tally House

SJ267210

Shropshire Council?

N

Crickheath stable

SJ292234

Mr & Mrs Byrne

N

Maesbury Boneworks

SJ314250

Y

Bypassed by level roadway crossing which will be replaced by road diversion. Part of Llanymynech Heritage Area Part of Llanymynech Heritage Area Not clear how much of original fittings remains; re-roofed a few years ago. Neglected, significant canalside feature.

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