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Pont y capel

A Grade II Listed Building in Betws Gwerfil Goch (Betws Gwerful Goch), Denbighshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Betws Gwerfil Goch (Betws Gwerful Goch)

Community: Betws Gwerfil Goch

Locality: Bettws Gwerfil Goch

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Probably C18, but undateable. The bridge appears to take its present name from a small nearby Independent chapel dated 1850.

Exterior

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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