Pont y Ddol (partly in Llannefydd community)
A Grade II Listed Building in Cefnmeiriadog, Denbighshire
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Latitude: 53.2404 / 53°14'25"N
Longitude: -3.5206 / 3°31'14"W
OS Eastings: 298614
OS Northings: 372568
OS Grid: SH986725
Mapcode National: GBR 3ZVZ.L3
Mapcode Global: WH65G.WTP5
Entry Name: Pont y Ddol (partly in Llannefydd community)
Listing Date: 10 June 1952
Last Amended: 2 June 1998
Source ID: 156
Building Class: Transport
Location: Spanning the river Elwy at the south-western edge of the community and carrying an unclassified road running S in the direction of Llannefydd.
Locality: Pont y Ddol
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Long, narrow road bridge approximately 40m in length and of two irregular spans; probably late C18. Of local limestone rubble construction with dressed voussoirs to segmental arches, that to the N very wide, the other a flood arch; between the two are large irregular cutwaters to both sides. The carriageway rises to a pronounced hump in the centre of the main arch; low slab-parapets with C20 metal railings to the arch sections, with stepped up rubble parapets to the remainder. Splayed approaches, those to the N extending some 6m to the R and 25m in a slab-coped rubble wall to the L.
Reasons for Listing
Included for its special historic interest as a large C18 vernacular road bridge.
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Pont-y-ddol (partly in Cefnmeiriadog community)
Spanning the river Elwy at the north of the community and carring an unclassified road running N in the direction of Cefnmeiriadog.
Located on a sloping site some 1.5km N of Llannefydd village and 0.5 km S of Pont-y-Ddol; set back from and above the lane from the former to the latter, to the W.
Located on the N bank of the river Elwy at the SW boundary of the community; accessed via a long farm track running E from an unclassified road running N from the Pont y Ddol.
Located on the northern slope of the Moel-y-Gaer at the NW edge of the community, approximately 2km NW of Llannefydd village; accessed via a long farm track running N from the road.
Strikingly located on a rocky rise some 1.6km NW of Cefn Meiriadog village; located immediately W of the lane running NW from Cefn Meiriadog to Glascoed.
Located approximately 1.5km NE of Llannefydd village on a gently-sloping site facing a farmyard; accessed via a farm track leading NE from an unclassified lane running from Bont Newydd to (ultimately)
Kinmel East Gatepiers and Railings
100m W of the SW corner of Bodelwyddan Park, beside a small gate lodge (not listed).
Glascoed Lodge on Bodelwyddan Park Boundary
About 1km S of Bodelwyddan Castle, on N side of B5381, set into S wall of Bodelwyddan Park, about 300m E of the corner of the park walls.