SJ2741 : Pontcysyllte Aqueduct over the River Dee, Llangollen

taken 1 year ago, near to Acrefair, Wrexham/Wrecsam, Great Britain

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct over the River Dee, Llangollen
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct over the River Dee, Llangollen
The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is a navigable aqueduct that carries the Llangollen Canal across the River Dee in north east Wales. The 18-arched stone and cast iron structure, which took ten years to design and build, was completed in 1805. It is now the oldest and longest navigable aqueduct in Great Britain and the highest in the world.

Total length 336 yards (307 m)
Width 4 yards (3.4 m)
Height 126 feet (38 m)

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Date Taken
Friday, 11 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 2704 4198 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.2115N 3:5.2710W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 2731 4193
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