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Pont y Wern (partly in Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd community)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruthin, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1296 / 53°7'46"N

Longitude: -3.3017 / 3°18'6"W

OS Eastings: 313002

OS Northings: 359951

OS Grid: SJ130599

Mapcode National: GBR 6S.6VWJ

Mapcode Global: WH779.8L0M

Entry Name: Pont y Wern (partly in Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd community)

Listing Date: 24 June 1999

Last Amended: 12 July 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87342

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning the Dwr Lal at the boundary with Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd community and carrying an unclassified lane Northwards towards Hirwaen.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Ruthin

Community: Ruthin (Rhuthun)

Community: Ruthin

Locality: Ruthin Rural

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Late C18 road bridge in largely unaltered condition.Late C18 road bridge in largely unaltered condition.

Exterior

Single-span regional road bridge of local limestone rubble construction. Segmental arch with rough-dressed voussoirs slightly recessed below archrings of narrow stones. The carriageway has a pronounced hump to the centre and the rubble parapets follow its incline. These are splayed out at the approaches and terminate in square piers; sandstone slab-copings with metal ties and various incised graffiti (the earliest date being 1880).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of an C18 regional road bridge.

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