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Latitude: 51.7292 / 51°43'45"N
Longitude: -4.3081 / 4°18'29"W
OS Eastings: 240693
OS Northings: 205913
OS Grid: SN406059
Mapcode National: GBR GP.C5PX
Mapcode Global: VH3M2.8STQ
Entry Name: Cae Newydd Railway Bridge
Listing Date: 28 July 1998
Last Amended: 28 July 1998
Source ID: 20194
Building Class: Transport
Location: Situated some 200m off main road (A 484), approached by footpath past Cae Newydd Farm some 100m NE of Kidwelly Bridge. Bridge is some 800m SE of Kidwelly station.
Community: Kidwelly (Cydweli)
Built-Up Area: Kidwelly
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Road bridge over railway, carrying a farm track from Cae Newydd over Swansea-Carmarthen line. Probably built c1840 for Brunel's South Wales Railway.
Rubble stone single arched bridge with broad elliptical arch of cut stone flush voussoirs. Rubble stone parapet with broad band stepped out from string course below. Cut-stone coping and raised end piers. Raking retaining walls each side along rail track.
Listed as a good surviving example of a Brunel railway bridge.
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