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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
Source ID: 644
Building Class: Transport
Location: Over the Cynllaith in the village of Rhydycroesau (partly in the Civil Parish of Oswestry Rural, England)
Traditional County: Shropshire
Tagged with: Bridge
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.
A fine bridge of simple late vernacular character.
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