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Pont Rhyd-yr-efail (partly in the community of Llanerfyl)

A Grade II Listed Building in Banwy, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6761 / 52°40'34"N

Longitude: -3.4641 / 3°27'50"W

OS Eastings: 301106

OS Northings: 309718

OS Grid: SJ011097

Mapcode National: GBR 9L.4FRK

Mapcode Global: WH686.RZMT

Entry Name: Pont Rhyd-yr-efail (partly in the community of Llanerfyl)

Listing Date: 31 December 2002

Last Amended: 31 December 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80800

Location: Over the Afon Gam, a right tributary of the Afon Banwy, about 1km south of the village of Llangadfan.

County: Powys

Community: Banwy

Community: Banwy

Locality: Llangadfan

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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A vernacular bridge marked on the 1838 map.


A minor single-arch bridge of about 12 m span, of more than usually informal character; it is in
quasi-rubble masonry throughout, with rough voussoirs and uncoursed common masonry. The bridge is of
somewhat humped form, and built from a bluff of rock each side well above the stream level, at formerly
fordable shallows.

The carriageway is about 3 m wide between low parapet walls topped with rough crenellations.

Reasons for Listing

A much-repaired local vernacular bridge probably of late date but contrasting with the more regular
County bridges of the early C19.

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