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Clapper bridge at Tan-y-fynwent

A Grade II Listed Building in Bodedern, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.305 / 53°18'17"N

Longitude: -4.5079 / 4°30'28"W

OS Eastings: 232992

OS Northings: 381601

OS Grid: SH329816

Mapcode National: GBR HM7Z.3VF

Mapcode Global: WH42J.Q6L5

Entry Name: Clapper bridge at Tan-y-fynwent

Listing Date: 4 March 1998

Last Amended: 4 March 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19496

Building Class: Transport

Location: A small clapper bridge crossing an un-named river 50m S of Tan-y-fynwent farm.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Bodedern

Community: Bodedern

Locality: Llanllibio

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

Undated clapper bridge, probably associated with the former corn mill at Tan-y-fynwent, mentioned in an extent of 1352. The corn-mill has foundation walls remaining only.

Exterior

Simple clapper bridge crossing a small stream to the S of Tan-y-fynwent farm, linking the farm with the neighbouring farm of Cae Gwyn. Large central drystone pier supporting massive unworked stone slabs, two either side.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved clapper bridge, an unusual survival on Anglesey, associated with the former Medieval corn-mill at Tan-y-fynwent.

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