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Penybryn Bridge, including railings & lamp standards

A Grade II Listed Building in Bangor, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.2313 / 53°13'52"N

Longitude: -4.1114 / 4°6'40"W

OS Eastings: 259164

OS Northings: 372552

OS Grid: SH591725

Mapcode National: GBR 5Q.0HR8

Mapcode Global: WH547.T1DN

Plus Code: 9C5Q6VJQ+GC

Entry Name: Penybryn Bridge, including railings & lamp standards

Listing Date: 27 May 1949

Last Amended: 2 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4094

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

ID on this website: 300004094

Location: Carried the lane up to the Golf Club, over the sunken section of the old Holyhead road just below The Old Farmhouse.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Bangor

Community: Bangor

Built-Up Area: Bangor

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

Tagged with: Road bridge

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The road was constructed by Thomas Telford following pressure by Irish MPs. The Shrewsbury to Bangor section was begun in 1815 and reached Bangor in 1817.

Ca 1817.


Segmental arched coursed rubble bridge with voussoirs, stringcourse, impost band and freestone coping. Curves out at either end terminating in battered pilasters and with the revetment walls of the cutting continuing beyond.

Late Georgian iron railings, with urn finials, to parapets; at left continuous with those to the front of The Old Farmhouse and Penybryn House. Fluted lamp standards at N end, with curved brackets retained to NE and modern lamp to NW.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with the old road cutting, Penybryn House, The Old Farmhouse, and the Portico to the former Penrhyn Arms Hotel.

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