SO2509 : Water Balance Tower, Blaenavon Ironworks

taken 3 years ago, near to Forge Side, Torfaen/Tor-Faen, Great Britain

Water Balance Tower, Blaenavon Ironworks
Water Balance Tower, Blaenavon Ironworks
Iconic Grade I listed structure, built in 1839, to lift pig iron from the yard up to a tram road for onward transport to the canal at Llanfoist. The retaining wall on the right supports a footpath which passes behind the tower and leads to the top of the blast furnaces.
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Friday, 2 September, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2501 0926 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:46.6178N 3:5.3001W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2493 0924
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Other Tags
World Heritage Site  Grade I Listed Building  Cadw Heritage Site  Stone Building  Stone Retaining Wall  Grass Bank 

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