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Pont Cyrnant (partly in Waunfawr Community)

A Grade II Listed Building in Waunfawr, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.108 / 53°6'28"N

Longitude: -4.2031 / 4°12'11"W

OS Eastings: 252622

OS Northings: 359024

OS Grid: SH526590

Mapcode National: GBR 5L.8CGC

Mapcode Global: WH54S.D4RP

Entry Name: Pont Cyrnant (partly in Waunfawr Community)

Listing Date: 29 January 1999

Last Amended: 29 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21280

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the A 4085 at the southern end of Waunfawr where it crosses the Afon Gwyrfai, which here forms the Community boundary between Betws Garmon and Waunfawr.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Betws Garmon

Community: Betws Garmon

Locality: Pont Cyrnant

Built-Up Area: Waunfawr

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Built as part of the establishment of the turnpike road in the 1820s.


Bridge. Roughly coursed rubblestone with tooled ashlar coping. Double-span segmental arch on stone platform divided by massive cutwater on eastern side, both arches with voussoirs and arch-rings. 2 floodwater arches on the Betws Garmon side, the northern similar but smaller than the main arches, the southern very flat and low.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a turnpike road bridge.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Cyrnant (partly in Betws Garmon community)
    Located on the A 4085 at the southern end of Waenfawr where it crosses the Afon Gwyrfai, which here forms the community boundary between Waunfawr and Betws Garmon.
  • II Milestone
    Located on the east side of the A 4085 approximately 300m south of Pont Cyrnant; set within a low rubblestone field boundary wall.
  • II Cae Glas
    Former farmhouse and farm buildings occupying a prominent roadside position in a roughly rectangular rubble-walled field enclosure (partly replaced by a fence to south-west boundary) on south-west sid
  • II War Memorial
    Situated on the north-east side of the main road (A 4085) running through Waunfawr a little to the south-east of the T-junction with the road leading to the village school.
  • II Llys Awel
    Situated just below the road with a rubble-walled footpath running in front of the building.
  • II Ty-Hen
    Situated on the north-east side of the main road (A 4085) running through Waunfawr; attached to back wall of later house, which comprises the main part of the property known as Ty-Hen.
  • II Llwyn-bedw
    Located in an elevated position at the top of a short driveway off the west side of the A 4085 about 1km south of Waunfawr.
  • II Cowhouse to South-east of Llwyn-bedw
    Located to the south-east of the farmhouse at Llwyn-bedw.

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