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Latitude: 51.8488 / 51°50'55"N
Longitude: -3.3358 / 3°20'8"W
OS Eastings: 308081
OS Northings: 217528
OS Grid: SO080175
Mapcode National: GBR YR.TP67
Mapcode Global: VH6CD.4SBM
Entry Name: Bridge at Abercynafon
Listing Date: 17 December 1998
Last Amended: 17 December 1998
Source ID: 21195
Building Class: Transport
Location: Just N of Abercynafon farm, just off the main valley road, a new bridge over Nant Cynafon having by-passed this older bridge.
Community: Talybont-on-Usk (Tal-y-bont ar Wysg)
Locality: Glyn Collwn
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Early C19, one of a group of bridges of this date on this mountain route, probably related to the opening of the canal at Talybont c 1800 which led to an upgrading of the mountain pass between it and the industrial valleys to south. Tithe map appears to show main route passing to rear of Abercynafon Farm.
Segmental arched river bridge of snecked dressed stone with narrow dressed stone voussoirs, curved parapets, replaced saddle back coping, possible illegible or never carved datestone in centre. Curved abutments, approaches and parapets.
Included as one of a group of early C19 bridges along this mountain route and for group value with the listed items at Abercynafon farm.