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Pont Trystion

A Grade II Listed Building in Cynwyd, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 52.9581 / 52°57'29"N

Longitude: -3.4052 / 3°24'18"W

OS Eastings: 305700

OS Northings: 341003

OS Grid: SJ057410

Mapcode National: GBR 6N.KMBF

Mapcode Global: WH780.NXN4

Entry Name: Pont Trystion

Listing Date: 28 January 2004

Last Amended: 28 January 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82412

Location: Located towards the SE of the village and carrying a lane NE from the B4401.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Cynwyd

Community: Cynwyd

Built-Up Area: Cynwyd

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Probably C18; there was a crossing here in 1357 when Llewelyn ap Madog left money in his will for its repair.


Small single-span bridge with humped deck constructed of rubble stone. Low segmental arch of stone voussoirs with dripstone; continuous parapets with flat stone copings. Narrow deck, the abutments splayed out to ends, except to SW where the wall returns at right angles.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-preserved small C18 bridge in a village setting. Group value with former woollen factories and assembly rooms.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II ,2,,Cynwyd,,CLWYD,
    Located in a prominent position in the angle of 2 lanes, facing Pont Trystion. At the S end of the village and reached off the E side of the B4401.
  • II Minafon (Former Pentre Llawen Woollen Factory)
    Located near the SE edge of the village, the N side facing the River Trystion and the S side fronting a lane. The W entrance faces towards Pont Trystion.
  • II ,1,,Cynwyd,,CLWYD,
    Located in a prominent position in the angle of 2 lanes, facing Pont Trystion. At the S end of the village and reached off the E side of the B4401.
  • II Pont Cynwyd
    The bridge carries the B4401 N-S through Cynwyd village.
  • II Cynwyd Youth Hostel (former Prince's Yard Factory)
    Off a narrow lane on the SE side of the village, on the S banks of the River Trystion.
  • II Y Bwthyn
    Reached off the E side of the B4401, and part of a terrace which joins the Blue Lion Hotel.
  • II The Blue Lion Hotel
    Prominently sited at the crossroads in the centre of the village, at a splayed angle to the road.
  • II* Pont Dyffrdwy
    Located immediately W of Cynwyd village, and carrying a minor road over the River Dee.

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