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Latitude: 51.8055 / 51°48'19"N
Longitude: -3.1394 / 3°8'21"W
OS Eastings: 321539
OS Northings: 212486
OS Grid: SO215124
Mapcode National: GBR F0.XHWQ
Mapcode Global: VH6CP.JWQ9
Entry Name: Devil’s Bridge
Listing Date: 27 July 2000
Last Amended: 27 July 2000
Source ID: 23825
Building Class: Transport
Location: Located some 250m N of Gellyfelen, carrying public footpath over steep ravine of Clydach river.
Community: Llanelly (Llanelli)
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Pack-horse bridge late C17 or early C18, probably built to convey minerals to Llanelly Furnace, which was in operation by 1684. The bridge remains in good condition, despite being superseded by the several late C18 and early C19 tramroads in the Clydach Gorge, and forms part of the walks within the Clydach Gorge nature reserve.
Rubble built single-arch bridge with very low cemented parapet; C20 metal railings. Tall round-headed arch with cut stone voussoirs.
Listed as a well-preserved late C17 or early C18 pack-horse bridge, associated with the local ironworks. The bridge is a prominent and early survival of the important industrial landscape of the Clydach Gorge.
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