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Latitude: 51.5998 / 51°35'59"N
Longitude: -3.0903 / 3°5'25"W
OS Eastings: 324579
OS Northings: 189563
OS Grid: ST245895
Mapcode National: GBR J1.BKD8
Mapcode Global: VH7BB.D14W
Entry Name: Pont Y Mister
Listing Date: 22 October 1999
Last Amended: 22 October 1999
Source ID: 22508
Building Class: Transport
Location: Crossing the Ebbw River to S of Pontymister village close to the A467 by-pass, formerly providing main access between Ochrwyth and Pontymister.
Community: Risca West (Gorllewin Rhisga)
Built-Up Area: Risca
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Probably an early post-medieval bridge remodelled in early C19. Led to hamlet of Ochrwyth and the mountainside settlements on the W side of the Ebbw Valley; old photo has it as Och-y-Wieth Bridge. New bridge has by-passed this old road.
River bridge of two unequal arches. Of rubble with dressed stone to the river arches and flat or saddle back coping stones to the parapet. The 2 arches are separated by a cutwater; both are elliptical, that on uphillside is lower with a stringcourse above; this reappears at a different level for a short distance over the spandrel of the wider downhill arch.
Listed as a pre-industrial bridge which has retained much of its character.
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