Amazing video of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct ….as you’ve never seen it before!

Waterways Forward blog

This is an amazing video of Pontcysyllte aqueduct in the snow as you’ve never seen it before……from helicopter drone surveying the structure.  This demonstrates how innovative digital technologies can be used for data capture, interpretation and dissemination of heritage sites and artifacts using  the latest technical survey and interpretation techniques and their practical application in heritage interpretation, education and conservation. 

Waterways Forward partner Canal & River Trust (Formerly British Waterways) has worked with local communities to develop the World Heritage Status of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

The site consists of a 206 year old aqueduct and an 18km corridor of the Llangollen canal lying adjacent to it. The aqueduct is one of the most significant engineering structures on the British canal system. The corridor contains a wide range of historic canal-related structures and buildings, including tunnels, cuttings, wharves, houses, water control structures and a second major historic aqueduct at nearby Chirk.   UNESCO World Heritage Site status was applied for in 2005, on the 200th…

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