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Latitude: 52.9037 / 52°54'13"N
Longitude: -4.3817 / 4°22'54"W
OS Eastings: 239913
OS Northings: 336687
OS Grid: SH399366
Mapcode National: GBR 5C.P42T
Mapcode Global: WH44J.N8PS
Entry Name: Pont Abererch
Listing Date: 19 October 1971
Last Amended: 8 February 1999
Source ID: 4318
Building Class: Transport
Location: The bridge is at the E end of the village of Abererch, carrying the road over the Afon Erch.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Built c1800 to improve the route from Tremadoc to Pwllheli.
The bridge is built of rubble stonework. It consists of 3 segmental arches, the centre span larger, the arches formed with shaped voussoirs slightly inset behind the flush spandrels. Cutwaters on the upstream side of both water piers, splayed back to the base of the flush parapet, which is coped with large transversely placed stones. The centre span is c7.5m rising approximately 1.5m above the water, and provides a slightly hump-backed carriageway of 3.9m width.
Included as a good example of an early C19 road bridge in the conservation area of Abererch village.
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