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Latitude: 52.782 / 52°46'55"N
Longitude: -3.8395 / 3°50'22"W
OS Eastings: 276029
OS Northings: 322078
OS Grid: SH760220
Mapcode National: GBR 62.XXG9
Mapcode Global: WH56H.ZBVL
Entry Name: Careg Fawr (Arch)
Listing Date: 26 May 1995
Last Amended: 26 May 1995
Source ID: 16024
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: Spanning an unclassified road leading S from Llanfachreth village towards the A 494; approximately 2km from Llanfachreth village.
Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth)
Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Monolithic vernacular arch built c.1820 by Sir Robert Williames Vaughan of Nannau, Bart. as an estate feature, apparently to relieve unemployment.
Large rubble-built arch with irregular, flat slate-stone lintel (apparently carried from Harlech). Sloped buttressing to all save the inner sides of the supporting piers with plain string courses in 3 tiers, returned around the sides. Rubble finial to NW side, its complementary one missing.
An unusual and eccentric early C19 folly in a commanding position. One of a series of picturesque Nannau estate structures.
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