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Built in 1805: The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, the Longest and Highest Aqueduct in Britain and a World Heritage Site

The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (Welsh pronunciation: [ˌpɔntkəˈsəɬtɛ], full name in Welsh: Traphont Ddŵr Pontcysyllte) is a navigable aqueduct that carries the Llangollen Canal over the valley of the River Dee in Wrexham County Borough in north east Wales. Completed in 1805, … Continue reading

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