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Retaining wall of Afon Gyffin to E of Pont Pensarn

A Grade II Listed Building in Conwy, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2796 / 53°16'46"N

Longitude: -3.8253 / 3°49'31"W

OS Eastings: 278394

OS Northings: 377405

OS Grid: SH783774

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZQJ.M1

Mapcode Global: WH654.6TPM

Entry Name: Retaining wall of Afon Gyffin to E of Pont Pensarn

Listing Date: 8 October 1981

Last Amended: 5 May 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3242

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Between Pont Pensarn and the confluence of the Rivers Gyffin and Conwy.

County: Conwy

Town: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Locality: Pont Pensarn

Built-Up Area: Conwy

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Exterior

A C19 curving retaining wall of rubble stone on bedrock, approximately 130m long between Pont Pensarn and the Lifeboat station. At the W end, abutting Pont Pensarn, is a parapet of dwarf walls and iron railings, between 2 rock-faced piers with pyramidal caps, part of the forecourt to the adjoining bowling green.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a C19 river wall forming a group with Pont Pensarn and the railway retaining wall on the opposite bank.

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