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Rubble Footbridge below the Hermitage

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandwrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0747 / 53°4'28"N

Longitude: -4.297 / 4°17'49"W

OS Eastings: 246214

OS Northings: 355520

OS Grid: SH462555

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.B6NF

Mapcode Global: WH43L.YZY7

Entry Name: Rubble Footbridge below the Hermitage

Listing Date: 8 September 1998

Last Amended: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20479

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Situated approximately 500m east of the house and immediately below the Hermitage.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandwrog

Community: Llandwrog

Locality: Glynllifon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Probably contemporay with the Hermitage which is known to have been built c1825 by the 2nd Lord Newborough.

Glynllifon was the seat of the Wynn family and Sir Thomas John Wynn became the 1st Lord Newborough in 1776. The house was rebuilt after a fire 1836-48 by Edward Haycock, architect of Shrewsbury. Influence for some of the garden features came from the family’s grand tours.

Exterior

Simple single-arch rustic rubble footbridge with unlaid path to ramped deck. Closed at time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the Hermitage and other listed footbridges within these especially well-preserved pleasure grounds.

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