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Pont Henllan, including walled approaches..

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangeler, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0346 / 52°2'4"N

Longitude: -4.3985 / 4°23'54"W

OS Eastings: 235572

OS Northings: 240069

OS Grid: SN355400

Mapcode National: GBR DB.FX7M

Mapcode Global: VH3KN.Q413

Plus Code: 9C4Q2JM2+RJ

Entry Name: Pont Henllan, including walled approaches..

Listing Date: 23 June 1967

Last Amended: 15 August 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9376

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated over the river Teifi, and across the parish and county boundary, immediately N of the junction with the main Cardigan-Carmarthen Road.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandysul

Community: Llangeler

Community: Llangeler

Locality: Henllan

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Road bridge over the Teifi. The bridge bears a plaque of 1774 though this may not be the original date.

Exterior

Rubble stone bridge of C18, with later restorations, on 3 semi-circular headed arches with cut stone voussoirs. Higher centre arch. Arches separated by cutwater buttresses to parapet level, forming refuges, except for the northernmost one on the downstream side which has been truncated, capped in cement render at carriageway level. Stone, coped, parapet wall, projecting slightly to S between cutwaters, over central arch.. Stone plaque visible on S face of NE cutwater, possibly re-set, engraved "E D Z E. J D J T. I E J J. 1774". Continuous wall extends S to roadway on both sides - with replacement parapet in snecked stone to SE corner. Similar wall extends to NW, following road line, battered base to NW terminal.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine early stone bridge with a good date stone.

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