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HILL'S TRAMROAD: PWLL DU TUNNEL NORTH PORTAL

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NPRN 34976

Map Reference SO21SW

Grid Reference SO24541168

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Llanfoist Fawr

Type of Site TUNNEL

Broad Class Transport

Period Post Medieval

Site Description The north portal of Pwll Du tunnel (nprn 85830), carrying Hill's Tramroad (nprn 85860) between Blaenavon Ironworks and Tyla Quarries, Garnddyrys Forge and the Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal, lies immediately north of and below a minor road. In January 1992 the portal was observed as walled up and partly tipped over, with only a single ring of segmental stones forming a semi-circular arch and a small part of the flanking stonework visible.
RCAHMW, 06 November 2007.

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