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Pont-ar-Dyfi (Partly in Corris community)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Machynlleth, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6004 / 52°36'1"N

Longitude: -3.8556 / 3°51'20"W

OS Eastings: 274419

OS Northings: 301902

OS Grid: SH744019

Mapcode National: GBR 92.97B8

Mapcode Global: WH578.RW5W

Plus Code: 9C4RJ42V+4P

Entry Name: Pont-ar-Dyfi (Partly in Corris community)

Listing Date: 19 January 1952

Last Amended: 19 November 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 8506

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning the River Dyfi to N of the town, linking Powys with Gwynedd, Montgomeryshire with Meirioneth.

County: Powys

Community: Machynlleth

Community: Machynlleth

Traditional County: Merionethshire

Tagged with: Bridge

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Built in 1533 and was the scene of a civil war battle. Repaired in 1681 and rebuilt in 1805.


5-arch rubble bridge, lightly ramped. Round arches with arch rings, voussoirs and stringcourse above; thin pilaster buttresses between each arch and very low pointed cutwaters. Simple parapet with end piers to E end. Modern reinforcements to W end cutting across the end arches on both sides to create a more gentle curve in the main road. The parapet walls continue to N and S at W end, further to S side.

Reasons for Listing

Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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