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Dragon Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandrinio, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.727 / 52°43'37"N

Longitude: -3.1052 / 3°6'18"W

OS Eastings: 325461

OS Northings: 314942

OS Grid: SJ254149

Mapcode National: GBR B2.165X

Mapcode Global: WH79B.8QL9

Entry Name: Dragon Bridge

Listing Date: 29 December 1994

Last Amended: 29 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15425

Building Class: Transport

Location: Lies at the road junction called The Green.

County: Powys

Community: Llandrinio

Community: Llandrinio

Locality: The Green

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Canal bridge No.104 on Montgomeryshire Canal. Before 1797.

Exterior

Splayed abutments terminating in rectangular piers, battered in section. Gritstone, with square chamfered copings, flat on top, forming carriageway 4.58m wide. Bridge faced in red sandstone. Arch spanning the narrowed canal [3.5m] and towpath [2m], turned in 1 red brick arch with towpath side chamfered [125mm]. Weep holes to abutment under arch. Canal revetted with red sandstone under bridge. Oval cast identity plate. Wall of parapet continues around corner following lane to Wern Mill.

Reasons for Listing

A well preserved example of a late C18 canal bridge.

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