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Rhydycroesau Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansilin, Powys

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Latitude: 52.869 / 52°52'8"N

Longitude: -3.1288 / 3°7'43"W

OS Eastings: 324112

OS Northings: 330771

OS Grid: SJ241307

Mapcode National: GBR 70.R8GV

Mapcode Global: WH78Q.X48V

Plus Code: 9C4RVV9C+JF

Entry Name: Rhydycroesau Bridge

Listing Date: 4 January 1966

Last Amended: 25 September 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 644

Building Class: Transport

Also known as: Bridge At Sj 24115 30773 (That Part In Oswestry Rural Civil Parish)

ID on this website: 300000644

Location: Over the Cynllaith in the village of Rhydycroesau (partly in the Civil Parish of Oswestry Rural, England)

County: Powys

Community: Llansilin

Community: Llansilin

Locality: Rhydycroesau

Traditional County: Shropshire

Tagged with: Bridge Road bridge

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Probably late C18 or early C19. A bridge is shown at this location on the Tithe Map of 1838.


A single-arch semi-circular bridge of about 10 m span. Uncoursed masonry in local slate. Voussoirs about 500 mm in height. There is a boldly projecting keystone and an extrados corbel course each side.

The parapets are slightly out-turned on all four ends. Flat copings jointed with iron cramps. On the Welsh side the parapets abut the walls of an adjacent garden and the churchyard.

Reasons for Listing

A fine bridge of simple late vernacular character.

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