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Pont Abercorris also known as Bont Pentre (partly in Corris Community)

A Grade II Listed Building in Glantwymyn, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6539 / 52°39'14"N

Longitude: -3.8388 / 3°50'19"W

OS Eastings: 275713

OS Northings: 307829

OS Grid: SH757078

Mapcode National: GBR 92.5ZFJ

Mapcode Global: WH687.0K99

Entry Name: Pont Abercorris also known as Bont Pentre (partly in Corris Community)

Listing Date: 6 December 1999

Last Amended: 5 August 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83038

Location: The bridge carries the road E from the centre of Corris, over the Afon Dulas into Powys.

County: Powys

Community: Glantwymyn

Community: Glantwymyn

Locality: Abercorris

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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The bridge was probably built in the C18 to carry the road over the Afon Dulas into Powys.


Built of coursed slate stone. An elliptical arch of squared voussoirs, with flush spandrels and a low
parapet, coped with flush cramped shale stone copings. A small square relief culvert passes through the E abutment. The carriageway is slightly humped and the parapet is correspondingly peaked.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good C18 bridge, unusual for the period in that the arch takes an elliptical form.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Abercorris, also known as Bont Pentre (partly in Glantwymyn Community)
    The bridge carries the road E from the centre of Corris, over the Afon Dulas into Powys.
  • II Yr Efail
    The house is built gable on to the road rising up from the crossing of the Afon Dulas to the centre
  • II Tan-y-bryn
    The house is built across the slope, end on to the street, facing NW towards Nos 1 and 2 Pant-y-cely
  • II Pant-y-celyn
    Nos 1 and 2 Pant-y-celyn are two cottages in a row off Minffordd Street, behind the properties front
  • II Pant-y-celyn
    The building forms a short row with No 1, at right angles to Minffordd Street, at the centre of Corr
  • II Railway Overbridge
    The overbridge carried the former Corris Railway over the Nant Deri, in the centre of Corris village
  • II The Slater's Arms
    The inn is on the corner of Bridge Street and the road running up from the bridge over the Afon Dula
  • II Idris House
    The building stands in a conspicuous position in the main street of the village, adjoining Capel Sal

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