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Footbridge over River Clwyd

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruthin, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1159 / 53°6'57"N

Longitude: -3.3137 / 3°18'49"W

OS Eastings: 312171

OS Northings: 358441

OS Grid: SJ121584

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.7RL9

Mapcode Global: WH779.2YB5

Entry Name: Footbridge over River Clwyd

Listing Date: 30 December 2005

Last Amended: 30 December 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87328

Location: Located 25m NW of Park Road, almost opposite its junction with Min-yr-afon.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Ruthin

Community: Ruthin (Rhuthun)

Community: Ruthin

Locality: Park Road

Built-Up Area: Ruthin

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Probably early C19. A bridge is shown, but not labelled, on the Ordnance Survey of 1874, carrying a footpath across the River Clwyd.

Exterior

Very narrow single-span bridge with flat deck. Constructed of large blocks of random stone; wide shallow segmental arch of stone voussoirs; flagstones to deck. There are no parapets due to the width of the bridge; plain iron railings are attached to the deck as handrails. No end piers, but retaining walls to river at right-angles, to SE, SW and NW.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a little-altered purpose-built footbridge retaining good architectural character.

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