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Pont Llanychan (partly in Llangynhafal community)

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanynys, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.147 / 53°8'49"N

Longitude: -3.3269 / 3°19'36"W

OS Eastings: 311350

OS Northings: 361915

OS Grid: SJ113619

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.5NCY

Mapcode Global: WH778.V5Y9

Entry Name: Pont Llanychan (partly in Llangynhafal community)

Listing Date: 19 July 1966

Last Amended: 18 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 810

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning the river Clwyd at the eastern boundary of the community, some 200m W of St Hychan's church.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanynys

Community: Llanynys

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Late C18 or early C19 road bridge.

Exterior

Wide single-span road bridge of local limestone rubble construction. Segmental arch with rough-dressed voussoirs recessed below arch-rings of narrow stones. Gently-humped carriageway with rubble parapets advanced and splayed-out at the approaches. Square, terminating piers and limestone copings; continuous plain stringcourse to both sides above the arch.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a late C18 or early C19 regional road bridge, one of a number of contemporary bridges in the locality which form a particularly fine series.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Llanychan
    Carrying the Llanychan to Llanynys road over the River Clwyd, about 200m south of St Hychan's church.
  • II* Church of St Hychan
    At the west side of the B5429, north of the turning to Pont Llanychan. The churchyard is rounded at the north but is otherwise square.
  • II Glan Clwyd
    Located approximately 1km NE of the village of Rhewl at the eastern boundary of the community; accessed via a drive running NE off a lane leading NW from Pont Telpyn.
  • II Llanychan Old Rectory
    To south of B5429, 1 km south-east of Llanychan Church
  • II Walled Avenue with part of Garden Wall at Plas-yn-rhos
    At the entrance to Plas-yn-rhos.
  • II Plas-yn-rhos Old Farmhouse
    At east side of the B5429 about 1km south of the village of Gellifor. The house is approached through a shorth walled drive, the right wall of which was part of a walled garden. In the south face of t
  • II Road Bridge 100m W of Pont Telpyn
    Located to the W of Pont Telpyn approximately 1.4km E of Rhewl village; formerly spanning a tributary of the river Clwyd.
  • II Pont Telpyn
    Carrying a minor road over the River Clwyd, about 1km south of St Hychan's church.

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