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
Source ID: 83038
Location: The bridge carries the road E from the centre of Corris, over the Afon Dulas into Powys.
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
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
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.
The house is built gable on to the road rising up from the crossing of the Afon Dulas to the centre of Corris.
The house is built across the slope, end on to the street, facing NW towards Nos 1 and 2 Pant-y-celyn.
Nos 1 and 2 Pant-y-celyn are two cottages in a row off Minffordd Street, behind the properties fronting Bridge Street in the centre of the village.
The building forms a short row with No 1, at right angles to Minffordd Street, at the centre of Corris, and facing E across a small garden to a roadway running down to the river.
The overbridge carried the former Corris Railway over the Nant Deri, in the centre of Corris village.
The Slater's Arms
The inn is on the corner of Bridge Street and the road running up from the bridge over the Afon Dulas crossing Bridge Street and continuing to the NW.
The building stands in a conspicuous position in the main street of the village, adjoining Capel Salem on the right.