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Powys County Archives Office
Clywedog Reservoir

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/X/171

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Transfer from Shrewsbury Museums Service

Short Title: Clywedog Reservoir

Creation date(s): 1962

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: I large roll of plans + 1 volume

Name of creator(s): Clywedog Reservoir Joint Authority.


Administrative/Biographical history: Clywedog Reervoir was built, between 1965-1967, to regulate the flow of water in the River Severn - to prevent flooding lower down the river at times of high rainfall, and to ensure a flow of water in the event of drought.


Scope and content/abstract: 1 bound roll of plans and sections of Clywedog reservoir, prepared by Sir William Halcrow & Partners, Consultant Engineers, for discussion in Parliament, 1962/63. 1 book of reference.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Chronological.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply. Photocopying cannot be undertaken, but digital photographs may be taken.

Finding aids: Hard copy of the catalogue available at Powys County Archives


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The documents were in the possession of Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council, successor council to Shrewsbury Borough Council. They were transferred to Shrewsbury Mueums service at the time of the council's move to new offices at Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Shrewsbury Museums Service.



Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Trainee Archivist at Powys County Archive Office. The following source was used to compile the description: Llanidloes Website at:

Rules or conventions: This description follows guidelines provided by UWA Department of Information Studies, based on ISAD(G) 2nd edition, 2000.

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006


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