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A Grade II Listed Building in Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7711 / 52°46'15"N

Longitude: -3.1623 / 3°9'44"W

OS Eastings: 321684

OS Northings: 319911

OS Grid: SJ216199

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z.YDCJ

Mapcode Global: WH793.DLDZ

Entry Name: Pont-y-pentre

Listing Date: 2 March 2004

Last Amended: 2 March 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82583

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carrying the A495 across the Afon Cain, ½ km south-west of Llansantffraid.

County: Powys

Community: Llansantffraid (Llansanffraid)

Community: Llansantffraid

Locality: Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain village

Built-Up Area: Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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A County bridge to the design of Thomas Penson, County Surveyor, as rebuilt before 1847.


A single span bridge in local shaley stone with an elliptical arch of about 10 m; rusticated voussoirs and triple keystone to both faces. String course at base of parapets.

The carriageway is about 4 m wide with orthostat sandstone parapets about 0.8 m high slightly turned out at each of the four corners to piers.

Reasons for Listing

An important bridge by Thomas Penson, County Surveyor, in the early C19.

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