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Short Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanidloes, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4491 / 52°26'56"N

Longitude: -3.5424 / 3°32'32"W

OS Eastings: 295270

OS Northings: 284580

OS Grid: SN952845

Mapcode National: GBR 9H.LSJZ

Mapcode Global: VH5BX.KP3W

Plus Code: 9C4RCFX5+J2

Entry Name: Short Bridge

Listing Date: 10 April 1989

Last Amended: 10 April 1989

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 8368

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning the River Severn at W end of the town.

County: Powys

Community: Llanidloes

Community: Llanidloes

Built-Up Area: Llanidloes

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

Tagged with: Bridge

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History

Dated 1849. Designed by Thomas Penson, County Surveyor and built by Edward Jones "formerly of Dolgellau". Replaced a former timber bridge.

Exterior

Single segmental arch twin-track bridge of heavily tooled coursed rubble. Keystone rises to band course below modern concrete parapet with metal handrail. Inset tablet to downstream side. The rubble old parapet walls retained at W end, curving outwards and on the S side continuing along Penygreen Road as far as Nos 1 to 5. At the E end the modern parapets adjoin the neighbouring buildings.

Reasons for Listing

Group value.

External Links

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Former Flannel Mill
    At the end of the street on the E bank of the River Severn; besides the Short Bridge.
  • II Upper White House
    At the end of the bridge facing up Short Bridge Street. Above the road with stonewalled forecourt; set in the slope.
  • II Highgate Terrace
    Close to the Short Bridge, the parapet wall of which adjoins to left.
  • II Brynhafren
    Close to the Short Bridge. Above the road with railed forecourts.
  • II Highgate Terrace
    Close to the Short Bridge, the parapet wall of which adjoins to left.
  • II Brynhafren
    Close to the Short Bridge. Above the road with railed forecourts.
  • II Highgate Terrace
    Close to the Short Bridge, the parapet wall of which adjoins to left.
  • II Highgate Terrace
    Close to the Short Bridge, the parapet wall of which adjoins to left.

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