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Packhorse Bridge, The Vale of Grwyney

Description: Packhorse Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 November 1998
Cadw Building ID: 20894

OS Grid Coordinates: 323801, 218962
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8636, -3.1067

Location: the Vale of Grwyney, Powys, Powys NP8 1TB

Locality: The Vale of Grwyney
County: Powys
Country: Wales
Postcode: NP8 1TB

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Listing Text

Location
Bridge over the Grwyne Fawr approximately 0.8km NNW of Llangenny church, and reached by public footpath E of minor road between Llangenny and Llanbedr and W of Ty Draw.

History
C18 or early C19, and shown on Tithe map of 1839.

Interior

Exterior
Single-span hump-backed bridge of rubble sandstone. A segmental arch has thin voussoirs and springs from abutments which are splayed outwards. A plain low parapet has a modern cement coping.

Reason for Listing
Surviving packhorse bridge and one of a series of stone bridges crossing the Grwyne rivers.

References
Haslam R, Powys, Buildings of Wales series, 1979, p 328;
Llangenny Tithe Map, 1839.

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Notes:
Bridge over the Grwyne Fawr approximately 0.8km NNW of Llangenny church, and reached by public footpath E of minor road between Llangenny and Llanbedr and W of Ty Draw.

Source: Cadw

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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