Barragem romana do Pego da Moura - Grândola, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob
N 38° 09.305 W 008° 34.704
29S E 536937 N 4223105
Quick Description: The Barragem do Pego da Moura, also known as Barragem do Pego da Mina, is a Roman water dam, located in Grândola, and was declared as public interest in December 31, 1997.
Location: Setúbal, Portugal
Date Posted: 1/26/2012 4:02:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMDKGA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
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Long Description:
The Barragem do Pego da Moura, also known as Barragem do Pego da Mina, is a Roman water dam, located in Grândola, and was declared as public interest in December 31, 1997.

This water dam, built at the time of Roman occupation of the Portuguese territory, was only identified in the twentieth century; being the process of classification concluded in 1996.

The dam consists of three walls, of rectangular section, with six buttresses, with a maximum height of approximately 3 meters.

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Designação (Name): Barragem romana do Pego da Moura / Barragem do Pego da Mina / Barragem das Represas

Categoria de protecção (Classification): Classificado como IIP - Imóvel de Interesse Público

Categoria/Tipologia (Type of heritage): Arqueologia / Barragem

Concelho (City): Grândola

Página do Património na base de dados do IGESPAR (Page of the Heritage at the IGESPAR database): [Web Link]

Wikipedia: [Web Link]

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