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Latitude: 52.0455 / 52°2'43"N
Longitude: -4.5253 / 4°31'31"W
OS Eastings: 226916
OS Northings: 241581
OS Grid: SN269415
Mapcode National: GBR D5.F860
Mapcode Global: VH2MY.JV08
Entry Name: Cenarth Bridge (partly in Carmarthen District)
Listing Date: 21 September 1964
Last Amended: 15 March 1996
Source ID: 9881
Building Class: Transport
Location: Situated on A484, spanning Teifi at Cenarth Falls. Half of one span being in Cenarth Community, Carmarthenshire.
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
1785-7 road bridge across the Teifi, by David Edwards, one of the bridge-builder sons of the Rev. William Edwards, pioneer of pierced-spandrel bridges at Pontypridd 1756. The NW approach was splayed to widen in 1852, by R. K. Penson.
Rubble stone three-arch bridge. Broad elliptical arches on short stone piers, the arch rings slightly recessed. The two spandrels are pierced by large circular openings to reduce structural weight and allow floodwater through. Rubble stone parapet with rough slate coping.
Listed as One of the finest bridges in the area, typical of the designs of
the Edwards family. Scheduled Ancient Monument: Cm 17
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