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High Bridge carrying road over East Drive and Afon Llifon

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandwrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0786 / 53°4'42"N

Longitude: -4.2949 / 4°17'41"W

OS Eastings: 246370

OS Northings: 355942

OS Grid: SH463559

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.B14S

Mapcode Global: WH43M.0W29

Entry Name: High Bridge carrying road over East Drive and Afon Llifon

Listing Date: 8 September 1998

Last Amended: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20483

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at the north-east end of the Llifon dingle approximately 1km from the house; carries a farm road over the river and east drive on its east bank.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandwrog

Community: Llandwrog

Locality: Glynllifon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Mid C19 bridge possibly contemporary with the 3rd Lord Newborough's work on the house and grounds. Built to link the estate farm to farm land and animal shelters.

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

Tall single arched rubble bridge with regulating course, voussoirs, keystones and abutments. Broad arch spans river and former east drive on the east bank.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items within this especially fine C19 park.

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