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Pont Gwanas

A Grade II Listed Building in Dolgellau, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7347 / 52°44'4"N

Longitude: -3.8257 / 3°49'32"W

OS Eastings: 276826

OS Northings: 316793

OS Grid: SH768167

Mapcode National: GBR 93.0W56

Mapcode Global: WH67V.6JHC

Plus Code: 9C4RP5MF+VP

Entry Name: Pont Gwanas

Listing Date: 19 June 1990

Last Amended: 19 June 1990

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5133

Building Class: Transport

Location: On the loop of old road cut off by the new bridge to the North of the Cross Foxes Inn.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth)

Community: Dolgellau

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Good Cl8 single track road bridge over the River Clywedog.


Rubble masonry. Gently ramped to centre. Twin arched, stone voussoirs, recessed arch rings on downstream side. Central triangular cutwater to upstream side. Splayed returns to parapets.

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  • II Pont Gwanas (partly in Dolgellau Community)
    Spanning the Afon Clywedog immediately N of the new road bridge on the course of the former road.
  • II The Cross Foxes Inn
    Prominently situated in open country at the Junction of the A487 to Machynlleth with the A470.
  • II Gwanas Farmhouse including attached Byre Range
    Located off the A 470 about 4 km S of Brithdir; accessed via a farm track leading W from the Caerynwch lane.
  • II Barn at Gwanas Fawr
    Immediately to the E of Gwanas Fawr, facing the house.
  • II Gwana Fawr
    Located on a rise some 4.2km S of Brithdir to the S of the A470; accessed via an unmetalled track.
  • II Tyddyn Llwyn Farmhouse
    Located 3.5 Km S of Brithdir, to the E of a lane running S from the B4416 to the A 470; accessed via a gated farm track.
  • II Caerynwch
    Located in its own park 2km SE of Brithdir in a hollow facing the Afon Clywedog; at the end of a long drive running S from the Pont ar Ddibin.
  • II* Plas Hen
    Located some 2km SW of Brithdir immediately to the E of a narrow lane linking the B 4416 with the A 470; raised above the lane and built into the bank of a hill. Also called 'Old Caerynwch'.

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