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Pont Rhyd-y-benllig

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanystumdwy, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9364 / 52°56'10"N

Longitude: -4.251 / 4°15'3"W

OS Eastings: 248815

OS Northings: 340035

OS Grid: SH488400

Mapcode National: GBR 5J.M5TH

Mapcode Global: WH44D.NGX8

Entry Name: Pont Rhyd-y-benllig

Listing Date: 31 March 1999

Last Amended: 31 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21592

Building Class: Transport

Location: A road bridge across the Afon Dwyfor, some 7.3km N of Cricieth and S of Rhoslan hamlet.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Criccieth

Community: Llanystumdwy

Community: Llanystumdwy

Locality: Rhoslan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Built probably in the late C18 or early C19, as part of the general scheme for the improvement of county roads being undertaken at that time.


A wide single arch span built of flush rubble stones, with flush spandrels rising to a string at the base of the parapet, which is rendered externally and is capped with long cut rubble copings. The arch springs from just above the water line, spanning 19.2m and rising to 6.05m above the water. The road is 6m wide between the 50cm parapets, which are slightly peaked at the centre. Large pilaster buttresses at both ends.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine and unusually large bridge in this rural area.

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