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Elan Village, Powys

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Elan Village, Powys

Elan Village is a small purpose-built community in Powys, Wales. It was designed by architect Herbert Tudor Buckland as part of Birmingham Corporation's scheme to construct a series of water supply reservoirs in the Elan Valley between 1892 and 1904. It housed workers and their families responsible for maintaining the scheme's dams and the filtration systems. Elan Village is the only purpose-built Arts and Crafts "Model Village" in Wales.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyBrecknockshire / Radnorshire
OS GridSN9365
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys

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