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Pont Trelech

A Grade II Listed Building in Trelech, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9162 / 51°54'58"N

Longitude: -4.4639 / 4°27'50"W

OS Eastings: 230638

OS Northings: 227054

OS Grid: SN306270

Mapcode National: GBR D7.PKDF

Mapcode Global: VH3L6.K3YC

Entry Name: Pont Trelech

Listing Date: 10 July 2002

Last Amended: 10 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26756

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated in the centre of Penybont village just E of Penybont Independent Chapel.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Carmarthen

Community: Trelech (Tre-lech)

Community: Trelech

Locality: Penybont

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Road bridge over the Afon Dewi Fawr with datestone of 1776. Bridge could possibly have been rebuilt in earlier C19 with datestone reused.

Exterior

Road bridge, rubble stone single arch, recessed with cut stone voussoirs. Keystone on N arch. Rubble parapets with some edge-on slate copings, secured with longer slabs carried down into walling. some plain rounded cement copings. Parapets splay outwards at W, longer abutments on E, tooled limestone curved blocks at ends of parapets. S side has plaque 'This bridge was rebuilt at the expence of ye county by W. E-ns Gent and Mr Rees Overseers 1776'.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-built single-arched road bridge, with early datestone of 1776.

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