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New Bridge Einion

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6928 / 52°41'34"N

Longitude: -3.2693 / 3°16'9"W

OS Eastings: 314311

OS Northings: 311328

OS Grid: SJ143113

Mapcode National: GBR 9V.3FR7

Mapcode Global: WH79F.RKDY

Plus Code: 9C4RMPVJ+47

Entry Name: New Bridge Einion

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15987

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located within 200m of New Bridge Mechain, on a minor road from the A.495 to the S side of the Dyffryn Meifod.

County: Powys

Community: Llangyniew (Llangynyw)

Community: Meifod

Locality: Newbridge

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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New Bridge


Road bridge over the Afon Banwy or Einion near its confluence with the River Vyrnwy. c.1877. Rock faced local stone with blue brick arches, rendered parapet. Three segmental arches of 5 half-brick rings rising from 2 water piers with rounded cutwaters, each rising to pyramidal stone tops above the springings. Round blue-brick cordon at the base of the parapet, which is capped with outward weathering stone copings, ending in rectangular coped piers. Abutments of rock faced ashlar with limestone cappings.
Bench mark on S side parapet, inner face.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a competent and picturesque C19 bridge, and one of an important group which includes New Bridge Mechain and Pont-y-ffatri close by.

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