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Newcastle Emlyn Bridge (Partly in Newcastle Emlyn community)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Llandyfriog, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0404 / 52°2'25"N

Longitude: -4.4667 / 4°28'0"W

OS Eastings: 230913

OS Northings: 240867

OS Grid: SN309408

Mapcode National: GBR D7.FQQ4

Mapcode Global: VH3KF.JZG7

Entry Name: Newcastle Emlyn Bridge (Partly in Newcastle Emlyn community)

Listing Date: 21 September 1964

Last Amended: 4 June 1996

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9880

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated between Adpar and Newcastle Emlyn, spanning River Teifi (parish and old county boundary)

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llandyfriog

Locality: Adpar

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Uncertain date, C18, widened in C19, but possibly including some earlier work. Illustrated on corner of a 1773 map of the Vaughan estates.

Exterior

Rubble stone 3-arched bridge. Elliptical arches, higher and broader central arch with full-height cutwaters on E side, those on W side covered by bridge widening. W side has string courses over arches, stepped over central arch (but not continuing over N arch). Rubble parapets.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an important bridge in attractive town setting.

Scheduled Ancient Monument: Cm 87.

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