A Grade II Listed Building in Ysbyty Ifan, Conwy
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Latitude: 53.0472 / 53°2'49"N
Longitude: -3.7192 / 3°43'9"W
OS Eastings: 284849
OS Northings: 351376
OS Grid: SH848513
Mapcode National: GBR 67.D31D
Mapcode Global: WH66B.VN4S
Entry Name: Pont Rhyd-y-Dyfrgi
Listing Date: 13 October 1966
Last Amended: 8 April 1997
Source ID: 3192
Building Class: Transport
Location: Spans the border between the Bro Garmon and Ysbyty Ifan communities.
Community: Ysbyty Ifan
Community: Ysbyty Ifan
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Imposing triple-arched road bridge apparently built in 1788.
Approximately 30m long with 5m wide flat carriageway. Rubble construction with natural rock foundations, forming irregular cutwaters to both up-and downstream sides. Segmental arches, that to the centre wider and higher than those flanking; roughly-dressed voussoirs with archrings and flat, dividing pilasters. Plain stringcourse below slab-coped parapets, with splayed northern approaches and square, coped terminating piers.
Reasons for Listing
Listed as a fine example of a late C18 vernacular 3-span bridge.
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Driveway bridge at Voelas (partly in Bro Garmon community)
The drive to Voelas crosses a bridge over the Nant-y-coed running N-S and forming the community boundary with Bro Garmon immediately to W of the house.
Voelas Estate lies on the W edge of the community, W of Pentrefoelas. The house stands in its own parkland overlooking the picturesque narrow valley of the Afon Conwy.
Summer House at Voelas
The summer house is built in with the wall between the house and the stable yard, approximately 20m from the house.
Laundry, stable and bothy at Voelas
The building containing the laundry, garage, stable and bothy is set transversely at the E end of the terrace across the main S front of the house.
Carriage house at Voelas
The carriage house forms the S side of the service courtyard, E of the house, and backs on to the walled garden.
Spanning the Afon Conwy at the SE border of the community immediately N of the A5 and carrying the metalled drive to Voelas.
Agricultural Complex at Pant Glas
Located 100m to the N of Pant Glas farmhouse on a commanding hill-top site above the road.
Garden walls, terraces, potting shed and peach house at Voelas
The kitchen garden at Voelas lies E of the house and outbuildings on land sloping gently to the Afon Conwy. The peach-house is against the the N wall.