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Castle Malgwyn Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Llechryd, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 52.0616 / 52°3'41"N

Longitude: -4.6011 / 4°36'3"W

OS Eastings: 221787

OS Northings: 243551

OS Grid: SN217435

Mapcode National: GBR D2.D7DJ

Mapcode Global: VH2MX.6FGX

Plus Code: 9C4Q396X+JH

Entry Name: Castle Malgwyn Bridge

Listing Date: 24 November 1994

Last Amended: 24 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15121

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated immediately S of Llechryd Bridge and Castle Malgwyn entrance.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Manordeifi

Community: Manordeifi

Locality: Castell Malgwyn

Built-Up Area: Llechryd

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Bridge built 1799 for Sir Benjamin Hammet, owner of the tin plate and ironworks at Castle Malgwyn, to cross the now-dry canal that powered the works. The works began c.1772 and were dismantled 1806.


1799 road bridge over dry canal. Rubble stone with flat slate- coped parapet. A single wide shallow arch with cut stone voussoirs and arch ring. Attached cast-iron keystones E and W with castle crest above and crossed cannons below, the E plaque marked 'Castle Malgwyn Bridge 1799', the W plaque 'Sir Benjn Hammet 1799'.

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