Dolauhirion Bridge, Llandovery
Description: Dolauhirion Bridge
Date Listed: 3 August 1966
Cadw Building ID: 16996
OS Grid Coordinates: 276206, 236100
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0091, -3.8039
Location: Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom SA20 0TU
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There is also a scheduled monument, Dolau-Hirion Bridge, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
Dolauhirion Bridge dates from 1773 and is attributed to William Edwards. It is a stone bridge with an 83 ft. span and 12 ft. carriageway at the crown. The bridge has a plain segmental arch and stone parapets.
It has been recognised as one of the 12 most beautiful bridges in the world.
(source Os495card; SN73NE9)
This bridge also lies within the community of Cilycwm and was upgraded to LB1 status in resurvey of that same community.
(Source CADW listed buildings database)
J Hill 19.09.2003
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