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Elan Valley
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Historic Landscape Characterisation

The Elan Valley: Elan Village
Photographs of character area


CPAT PHOTO 03-c-0599 Elan Village viewed from the south with the river Elan and the water treatment works beyond. The village was built to house maintenance workers was completed in 1909 and replaced a temporary village of wooden huts that housed construction workers. Photo: CPAT 03-C-0599.

CPAT PHOTO 1538.15 Pair of semi-detached houses in Elan Village. Like the other buildings in the village they are built in an Arts and Crafts style, with local rock-faced masonry, window surrounds of stone imported from elsewhere, and slated roofs, possibly of local slate. In the background is the isolated hilltop of Carn Gafallt. Photo: CPAT 1538.15.

CPAT PHOTO 1538.14 Former village shop (now a private house) in foreground and superintendentís office and house (now the Elan Valley Estate Office). Photo: CPAT 1538.14.