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Llanstinian Bridge (partly in Trecwn)

A Grade II Listed Building in Scleddau, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.959 / 51°57'32"N

Longitude: -4.9923 / 4°59'32"W

OS Eastings: 194503

OS Northings: 233181

OS Grid: SM945331

Mapcode National: GBR CK.LLCX

Mapcode Global: VH1QT.F140

Entry Name: Llanstinian Bridge (partly in Trecwn)

Listing Date: 26 August 1988

Last Amended: 10 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13049

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated carrying a minor road from A40 in Llanstinan to E over Afon Cleddau.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Scleddau

Community: Scleddau

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Dating from pre-1602 (marked on George Owen map) and pre-dating the turnpike road system (c1800). Upper part extensively rebuilt 1988.

Exterior

Unaltered very narrow bridge of primitive construction with slightly corbelled drystone abutments. longer stones used for original nine lintels over centre of arch. Original bridge is now some 1.5 m below the raised roadway with modern facing stones and on-edge slate coping to parapet.

Reasons for Listing

Extremely rare example of ancient bridge building technology. One other recorded on Ffordd at Bedd Morris, Newport, Pembrokeshire.

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