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Latitude: 52.9805 / 52°58'49"N
Longitude: -3.1963 / 3°11'46"W
OS Eastings: 319773
OS Northings: 343238
OS Grid: SJ197432
Mapcode National: GBR 6X.JB2L
Mapcode Global: WH783.WB3Y
Entry Name: The King's Bridge (partly in Llangollen Community)
Listing Date: 22 December 1989
Last Amended: 22 April 1998
Source ID: 19681
Building Class: Transport
Location: The viaduct carries the road from Pentrefelin to Berwyn over the Llangollen Canal, the River Dee and beneath the Llangollen and Corwen Railway viaduct.
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The viaduct was built in 1902-1906 to connect the N and S bank of the Dee, and named by royal consent to commemorate the Coronation of King Edward VII.
Built of rock-faced rubble with arches turned in blue engineering brick. Five segmental arches set on 3 water piers at the S end, sloping slightly to the S where it is threaded through one arch of the earlier railway viaduct, built after 1862. The piers have triangular cutwaters on the upstream side. The arches comprise five courses of brick, and a 150mm bull-nosed outer regulating string. Flush spandrels rising to a horizontal string at the base of the snecked parapet, which is coped with flush margin-dressed flat stones. End pilasters. A further projecting course is placed at the springing of the arches. On the inside face of the parapet an inscription reads TO COMMEMORATE / THE CORONATION OF/ KING EDWARD VII. The southern arch, spanning the Llangollen Canal, is numbered 49A in the canal bridge series.
Included as a handsome and carefully contrived bridge, of group value with the railway viaduct, Berwyn Railway Station and the Llangollen Canal.
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