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Pont Pensarn

A Grade II Listed Building in Conwy, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2795 / 53°16'46"N

Longitude: -3.8264 / 3°49'35"W

OS Eastings: 278321

OS Northings: 377389

OS Grid: SH783773

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZQJ.D3

Mapcode Global: WH654.6T5R

Plus Code: 9C5R75HF+QC

Entry Name: Pont Pensarn

Listing Date: 8 October 1981

Last Amended: 5 May 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3313

Building Class: Transport

Location: Immediately S of the railway and SW of the castle.

County: Conwy

Town: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Locality: Pont Pensarn

Built-Up Area: Conwy

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Probably C18 or early C19 and shown on the 1848 Tithe map.

Exterior

A single-span double-carriageway road bridge of coursed rubble stone and segmental arch of tooled voussoirs. The plain parapet has been partly renewed with cement coping on the E side. A SE square rock-faced terminal pier is part of the forecourt wall of the adjoining bowling green. On the SW side is a rectangular terminal pier with saddleback coping. It is abutted by a later rubble-stone boundary wall of the adjoining premises. On the N side the parapet abuts the railway bridge.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a rare surviving vernacular road bridge close to the town centre.

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