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Pont Groes Gwta

A Grade II Listed Building in St Brides Major, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4614 / 51°27'41"N

Longitude: -3.5584 / 3°33'30"W

OS Eastings: 291831

OS Northings: 174759

OS Grid: SS918747

Mapcode National: GBR HF.M1NN

Mapcode Global: VH5HR.8JNJ

Entry Name: Pont Groes Gwta

Listing Date: 3 March 1999

Last Amended: 3 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21783

Building Class: Transport

Location: Bridge crossing the River Alun. Located N of the railway bridge at Croes Cwtta. The lane leads N towards Ewenny, with Castle-upon-Alun to the W and Wick to the SE. On the boundary with Ewenny commu

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: St. Bride's Major (Saint-y-Brid)

Community: St Brides Major

Locality: Croes Cwtta

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Saint Brides Major


Probably C18. Restored in 1996.


Two-span bridge with slightly ramped deck. Two small round arches with voussoirs, that to the S being smaller. The E side of the latter is very small with an almost flat arch. Constructed of coursed grey masonry with string course, end piers, and parapets with saddleback copings. The E side has a triangular cutwater. The date 1896 is engraved in the stonework and concrete pavement of the deck.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved C18 bridge.

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