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Bont Arthog (also known as Pont Pwll-Arthog)

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7122 / 52°42'43"N

Longitude: -4.006 / 4°0'21"W

OS Eastings: 264582

OS Northings: 314616

OS Grid: SH645146

Mapcode National: GBR 8W.268T

Mapcode Global: WH56T.F3L2

Entry Name: Bont Arthog (also known as Pont Pwll-Arthog)

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15584

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning the Afon Arthog immediately to the E of St. Catherine's Church.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Arthog

Community: Arthog

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Small late C18/early C19 road bridge. Described as `ruinous and out of repair' at the Dolgellau quarter sessions of October 1744; Richard Fenton, the traveller and antiquary describes the present
bridge as new in 1808.

Exterior

Rubble single-span bridge with slate-stone coping to parapet walls; segmental arch with slate voussoirs and hoodmould.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with St. Catherine's church and Y Bont terrace.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II St Catherine's Church
    Set back slightly from the road in a rubble-walled churchyard adjacent to Bont Arthog.
  • II Y Bont
    On the roadside, slightly below the present road level, immediately to the NW of Bont Arthog.
  • II Y Bont
    On the roadside, slightly below the present road level, immediately to the NW of Bont Arthog.
  • II Y Bont
    On the roadside, slightly below the present road level, immediately to the NW of Bont Arthog.
  • II Ty'n-y-Coed
    Raised up behind the main road and overlooking Arthog and the Mawddach estury in its own wooded and landscaped park; accessed via a short drive off a lane running parallel behind the main road.
  • II Efallon (also known as Lodge Fach)
    Located at the side of the road, just SW of the entrance to the drive to Arthog Hall.
  • II Arthog Hall
    Set against the hillside on a plateau with broad open views across the Mawddach estury; reached via a steep, winding drive from the centre of Arthog village off A 493.
  • II Attached Cottage to SW of Arthog Hall
    Set against the hillside on a plateau with broad open views across the Mawddach estury; reached via a steep, winding drive from the centre of Arthog village off A 493.

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