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Pont Abererch

A Grade II Listed Building in Llannor, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9037 / 52°54'13"N

Longitude: -4.3817 / 4°22'54"W

OS Eastings: 239913

OS Northings: 336687

OS Grid: SH399366

Mapcode National: GBR 5C.P42T

Mapcode Global: WH44J.N8PS

Entry Name: Pont Abererch

Listing Date: 19 October 1971

Last Amended: 8 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4318

Building Class: Transport

Location: The bridge is at the E end of the village of Abererch, carrying the road over the Afon Erch.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llannor

Community: Llannor

Locality: Abererch

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Built c1800 to improve the route from Tremadoc to Pwllheli.


The bridge is built of rubble stonework. It consists of 3 segmental arches, the centre span larger, the arches formed with shaped voussoirs slightly inset behind the flush spandrels. Cutwaters on the upstream side of both water piers, splayed back to the base of the flush parapet, which is coped with large transversely placed stones. The centre span is c7.5m rising approximately 1.5m above the water, and provides a slightly hump-backed carriageway of 3.9m width.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of an early C19 road bridge in the conservation area of Abererch village.

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