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Pont Ty-Hyll

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel Curig, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.1001 / 53°6'0"N

Longitude: -3.8591 / 3°51'32"W

OS Eastings: 275620

OS Northings: 357497

OS Grid: SH756574

Mapcode National: GBR 61.8R1T

Mapcode Global: WH54Y.PBJQ

Plus Code: 9C5R442R+38

Entry Name: Pont Ty-Hyll

Listing Date: 13 October 1966

Last Amended: 27 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3179

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning the Afon Llugwy at the eastern border of the community, and with the Ty Hyll (Ugly House) at its N end.

County: Conwy

Community: Capel Curig

Community: Capel Curig

Locality: Ty Hyll

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Road bridge constructed between 1819 and 1821 at a cost of £2,957.15s (£2,957.75p), as part of Thomas Telford's London to Holyhead road improvements; this forged a new route across the Afon Llugwy and along its N bank, the earlier route running parallel with it on the S.


Rubble road bridge of two wide segmental arches and centre pier with pointed cut-water; roughly-dressed voussoirs, slightly recessed and tapering pilasters at sides. Curved retaining walls to approaches; the parapets have coping of long roughly dressed stones.

Reasons for Listing

A fine early C19 twin-arched bridge associated with this important road.
Group value with Ty Hyll (the Ugly House).

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ty-Hyll (The Ugly House)
    Sited slightly above the road on a bend opposite the Pont Ty-Hyll, at the eastern boundary of the community.
  • II Milestone
    On the roadside 100m SE of the Pont Ty-Hyll and the `Ugly House', at the eastern boundary of the community; set against a low rubble wall.
  • II* Ysgubor-y-Glyn (adjacent to Capel Curig Training Camp).
    Located off the main road to the S, immediately adjacent to the Capel Curig Training Camp, approximately 1km W of the Ty Hyll (Ugly House).
  • II Milestone
    On the roadside, set against a rubble wall approximately .6km W of the Capel Curig Training Camp.
  • II Pencraig Isaf Farmhouse
    Elevated site facing east, within the Gwydyr Forest and at the boundary of the Communities of Betws y Coed and Capel Curig. Set in the slope and reached by mountain road west from Betws y Coed, on the
  • II Milestone
    Located on the N side of the main trunk road (A5) at the western approach to Bettws-y-Coed, some 500m E of the Swallow Falls Hotel; set against a (later) rubble wall.

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