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bridge over River Gothi at Edwinsford

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9932 / 51°59'35"N

Longitude: -3.9942 / 3°59'39"W

OS Eastings: 263176

OS Northings: 234627

OS Grid: SN631346

Mapcode National: GBR DW.JMWH

Mapcode Global: VH4HJ.Q59C

Plus Code: 9C3RX2V4+78

Entry Name: bridge over River Gothi at Edwinsford

Listing Date: 1 March 1995

Last Amended: 1 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 10920

Building Class: Transport

Location: Edwinsford House is reached at the end of a short driveway off the B4337 1 km SE of Llansawel. The bridge stands some 200m NE of the house over the Cothi River.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Talley (Talyllychau)

Community: Talley

Locality: Llansawel

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Built for Robert Banks Hodgkinson who married Bridget, daughter and heir to Thomas Williams of Edwinsford in 1783. The designer was David Edwards, son of the celebrated bridge-builder William Edwards of Beaupre Cowbridge. David Edwards built several bridges in S Wales, a local example being that at Llandeilo-yr-ynys.

Exterior

1783 bridge by David Edwards. Datestone to centre of inside E parapet wall: " This Bridge is the property of the family of Edwinsford. Rebuilt by Robert Banks Hodgkinson Esq. 1783 ". Wide single-span bridge of stone laid in fine diminuishing courses. Broad elliptical arch, dressed stone voussoirs. Low parapet walls rising to a central point.

Reasons for Listing

Attractive late C18 bridge of impressive span by an important Welsh bridge architect.

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