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Latitude: 51.8446 / 51°50'40"N
Longitude: -3.9958 / 3°59'44"W
OS Eastings: 262611
OS Northings: 218103
OS Grid: SN626181
Mapcode National: GBR DW.TTSC
Mapcode Global: VH4J3.PWFT
Entry Name: Pont Cennen (partly in Dyffryn Cennen community)
Listing Date: 27 August 1999
Last Amended: 27 August 1999
Source ID: 22217
Building Class: Transport
Location: In the village of Derwydd, crossing the River Cennen, 150m north of the road to Trapp.
Town: Burry Port
Community: Llandybie (Llandybïe)
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
A bridge appears to be indicated here on the map of 1812, and a bridge is certainly present according to the map of 1840. This was formerly an important road, the direct route from Llandeilo to Llandybie, before the easier present-day route via the Cennen valley was established.
A vernacular road bridge in hammer-dressed limestone. Arch of high segmental form, slightly skewed, with a span of about 8m; voussoirs thin and about 0.4m tall. the bridge is about 3m in width between parapets.
The bridge parapets are about 0.9m in height, round-topped. They are slightly everted at the ends. The copings are mostly of metallic slag, which has been rendered over in places (at north-east). The south-east wing wall is the only part coped in limestone.
A good vernacular bridge, which has retained its character and still has its slag copings.
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