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
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.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
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.
Other nearby listed buildings
The house stands in a field on the E side of the village, close to Rhoslan Cromlech.
Trefan lies along a driveway leading N off the road running E from the bridge in Llanystumdwy, and situated on the scarp overlooking the Afon Dwyfor.
Farm Buildings at Bron-Eifion Farm
Bron-Eifion farm lies immediately N of the large country mansion built by J A Greaves. The cattle accommodation is the most northerly of three groups of farm buildings.
Walls, Gatepiers and Gates enclosing the Memorial Garden at Bryn Awelon
South of the house, on the west side of its gardens, adjoining Lon Fel.
Mynydd Ednyfed Fawr
Towards the top of the lane approx. 1.5km out of Criccieth, below the golf club house.
Grave of David Lloyd George
The grave is on the N side of the road leading E from Pont Llanystumdwy, and on the wooded high bank of the Afon Dwyfor.
Pwllheli Gates and Gate Piers to Amgueddfa Lloyd George
The Pwllheli gates form the N entrance to the museum grounds from the road running E from Pont Llanystumdwy, and directly opposite the grave of David Lloyd George.
The house stands behind and on the N side of the Church of St John the Baptist at the centre of the village.