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Pont Rhyd-llefrith

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangwm, Conwy

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Latitude: 52.9893 / 52°59'21"N

Longitude: -3.4807 / 3°28'50"W

OS Eastings: 300701

OS Northings: 344579

OS Grid: SJ007445

Mapcode National: GBR 6K.HLZB

Mapcode Global: WH66V.H4R4

Entry Name: Pont Rhyd-llefrith

Listing Date: 1 April 1998

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19586

Building Class: Transport

Location: The bridge is on the minor road leading W off the A5 Holyhead Road at Dinmael.

County: Conwy

Community: Llangwm

Community: Llangwm

Locality: Dinmael

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Built in the late C18 or early C19 as part of a scheme carried out by the county council to improve rural communications.


Built of local rubble stone. A single segmental arch spanning approximately 12m, the soffit rising to c3.7m above water level, the arch formed by 63cm deep rubble voussoirs set back under a projecting regulating course, above which flush spandrels extend up to a projecting string course, peaked at the centre, above which is the flush stone-coped parapet. The width of the bridge between parallel sides is 6.3m, providing a 5.4m width hog-backed carriageway between the parapets, which curve outwards at the ends to terminate in square piers.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine and unaltered example of a late C18-early C19 country bridge, one of a series of such bridges in the area.

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