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RHEIDOL HYDRO-ELECTRIC SCHEME: NANT-Y-MOCH RESERVOIR AND DAM

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NPRN 268169

Map Reference SN78NE

Grid Reference SN75448621

Unitary (Local) Authority Ceredigion

Old County Cardiganshire

Community Blaenrheidol

Type of Site DAM, RESERVOIR

Broad Class INDUSTRIAL

Period 20th Century, Modern

Site Description Built for the Rheidol hydro-electric scheme (nprn 91572) in 1957-61, the reservoir covers 275ha and is formed by a concrete dam 52m high and 351m long. The reservoir stores up to 26,000 million litres of water.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 28 February 2003.

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