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Pont Lllanymynech (lies partly in Llansdysilio Commuinity area)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Llandysilio, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7766 / 52°46'35"N

Longitude: -3.0862 / 3°5'10"W

OS Eastings: 326824

OS Northings: 320446

OS Grid: SJ268204

Mapcode National: GBR 72.Y0TZ

Mapcode Global: WH794.KGLQ

Entry Name: Pont Lllanymynech (lies partly in Llansdysilio Commuinity area)

Listing Date: 5 April 1993

Last Amended: 5 April 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14194

Building Class: Transport

Location: Main road bridge over River Vyrnwy on S edge of village.

County: Powys

Community: Llandysilio

Community: Carreghofa

Locality: Llanymynech

Built-Up Area: Pant

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

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History

Completed in 1828. Architect T Penson, the County Surveyor; with advise during the construction from Thomas Telford as problems with the foundations were encountered. Bridge contractor was J Nichol and total cost including approaches was รบ14,000.

Exterior

Freestone, three elliptical arches of 65 feet span each with keystones. Sweeping abutments to the north. Rounded cutwaters with rusticated niches above. Modillion string-course below coffered parapet.

An unusually fine classical design in ashlar masonry.

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