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Pont Cych

A Grade II Listed Building in Cenarth, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9971 / 51°59'49"N

Longitude: -4.5135 / 4°30'48"W

OS Eastings: 227538

OS Northings: 236168

OS Grid: SN275361

Mapcode National: GBR D5.JC44

Mapcode Global: VH2NB.Q27B

Entry Name: Pont Cych

Listing Date: 2 March 1994

Last Amended: 2 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14243

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated over the River Cych, opposite the Fox and Hounds Inn, carrying the minor road to Llanfyrnach.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Cwm Cych

Community: Cenarth

Community: Cenarth

Locality: Partly in Preseli Pembrokeshire District

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Dated 1737 but more proably rebuilt in the early C19.

Exterior

Rubble stone single arch bridge with stone voussoirs to arch rings and projecting flat string course over the arch. Ramped rubble stone parapet and rubble stone abutments each side. Datestone reads 'This bridge rebuilt by both counties. Is Harries, H Howells, overseers. MDCCXXXVII'.

Reasons for Listing

Included as the best of the series of similar single arch bridges over the Cych, the others being Pont Glancych, an unnamed bridge by Bridgend, Pont Newydd, Pont Wedwst and Pont Cwmorgan.

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