Afon Cegin Weir, Port Penrhyn

Weir, Afon Cegin

Weir, Afon Cegin

Date

14 February 2015
Location

Port Penrhyn, Bangor

SH 59229 72579; 53.23152°N, 4.11044°W

Information

The weir on the Afon Cegin at Port Penrhyn replaced earlier wooden lock gates that were used to control the level of the river at low tide. Slate vessels using the port formerly moored in an upstream basin in the river, access to which would have become restricted when the bridges were built.

Further Reading

Now and Then XI: Port Penrhyn

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