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CYFARTHFA CANAL, MERTHYR TYDFIL

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NPRN 232778

Map Reference SO00SW

Grid Reference SO043043

Unitary (Local) Authority Merthyr Tydfil

Old County Glamorgan

Community Troed-y-rhiw

Type of Site CANAL

Broad Class TRANSPORT

Period 18th Century, Post Medieval

Site Description The Cyfarthfa Canal is a long-derelict tub-boat canal, probably cut in the late 1770s from a junction on the Canaid Brook near Cwm Pit (nprn 33467) to Cyfarthfa Yard. It was in use to 1835-40.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, August 1978.

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