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Halfway Bridge (partly in Llandygai community)

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllechid, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1995 / 53°11'58"N

Longitude: -4.0856 / 4°5'8"W

OS Eastings: 260779

OS Northings: 368967

OS Grid: SH607689

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.2J08

Mapcode Global: WH548.6VQ2

Entry Name: Halfway Bridge (partly in Llandygai community)

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Last Amended: 9 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22953

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning the Afon Ogwen on a sharp bend of the A 5 approximately 2.5km north of Bethesda near the junction with the minor road to Tregarth.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanllechid

Community: Llanllechid

Locality: Tregarth

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Probably built c1825 in conjunction with the turnpiking of Thonmas Telford's London to Holyhead road between 1815 and 1830. The Afon Ogwen here forms the community boundary with Llandygai.

Exterior

Roughly coursed rubblestone with stone-on-edge coping to rebuilt parapet and string course. Single wide segmental arch with roughly shaped voussoirs but no arch-ring.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good early C19 road bridge of impressive single span, one of several bridges built or rebuilt as part of improving transport links in this area in the late C18 and early C19.

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