Pont y capel
A Grade II Listed Building in Betws Gwerfil Goch, Denbighshire
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Latitude: 53.0077 / 53°0'27"N
Longitude: -3.4427 / 3°26'33"W
OS Eastings: 303293
OS Northings: 346572
OS Grid: SJ032465
Mapcode National: GBR 6L.GJ7H
Mapcode Global: WH77T.2NWL
Entry Name: Pont y capel
Listing Date: 7 August 2000
Last Amended: 7 August 2000
Source ID: 23871
Building Class: Transport
Location: At south east of the village of Bettws Gwerfil Goch, over a minor tributary of the Afon Alwen.
Community: Betws Gwerfil Goch (Betws Gwerful Goch)
Community: Betws Gwerfil Goch
Locality: Bettws Gwerfil Goch
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Probably C18, but undateable. The bridge appears to take its present name from a small nearby Independent chapel dated 1850.
A small vernacular village bridge, in uncoursed local rubble masonry. The stream passes through four rough-stonework openings each less than a metre in width and capped with large stone slabs. The road is about 4 m wide between the parapets. The parapets are of segmental profile, rising to less than a metre high at the mid span; coping of upright stones.
Reasons for Listing
A well preserved minor vernacular village bridge of increasingly rare type.
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Y Gro, including railings to forecourt
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