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Latitude: 52.7648 / 52°45'53"N
Longitude: -3.8227 / 3°49'21"W
OS Eastings: 277113
OS Northings: 320139
OS Grid: SH771201
Mapcode National: GBR 63.YV71
Mapcode Global: WH67N.7RXS
Entry Name: Bont Newydd
Listing Date: 14 January 1992
Last Amended: 26 May 1995
Source ID: 5243
Building Class: Transport
Location: Spanning the Afon Wnion; approximately 1km N of Brithdir. At the northern end is the T-junction with the A 494.
Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth (Brithdir a Llanfachreth)
Community: Brithdir and Llanfachreth
Locality: Bont Newydd
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Wide single-span bridge probably of late C18 date; repairs to the parapets are recorded in 1828 and the bridge has almost doubled in width on the upstream side since then. Also formerly known as Pont Dolgamedd.
Rubble construction; single segmental arch with voussoirs and modern steel braces; cement-rendered soffit. Heavily-eroded inscription plaque to upstream side. Rubble abutment on downtream side at N end. Ramped roadway, built up atthe N end approaching the road junction where the 1m high parapets have been partly rebuilt; part concrete coping. On the downstream side the parapet continues along the roadside for approximately 30m beyond that of the upstream side.
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