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Pontfadog Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Glyntraian, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9339 / 52°56'2"N

Longitude: -3.1408 / 3°8'27"W

OS Eastings: 323416

OS Northings: 337998

OS Grid: SJ234379

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z.MCJJ

Mapcode Global: WH78B.QJK4

Entry Name: Pontfadog Bridge

Listing Date: 18 February 2003

Last Amended: 18 February 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80897

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located in the centre of Pontfadog and carrying a lane over the River Ceiriog which leads to Castle Mill and Bronygarth. Immediately E of the war memorial and the junction with the B4500.

County: Wrexham

Town: Llangollen

Community: Glyntraian (Glyntraean)

Community: Glyntraian

Locality: Pontfadog

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Probably early C19, and one of several bridges of this type over the River Ceiriog. Edward Lhwyd recorded a bridge here in the late C17, and a bridge is shown on the tithe map of 1839.

Exterior

Single-span bridge of rubble stone with high semi-circular arch of stone voussoirs with dripmould. Wide dressed stone string course to rubble parapets which have flat pecked stone copings. Slightly humped deck with splayed ends, leading to square end piers at W end, which are continuous with parapets. Boundary wall adjoining at right angles to NE.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine unaltered road bridge, retaining its character. Group value with war memorial and milestone.

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