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Pont Ysgawrhyd

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7323 / 52°43'56"N

Longitude: -3.1926 / 3°11'33"W

OS Eastings: 319563

OS Northings: 315630

OS Grid: SJ195156

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.0W3H

Mapcode Global: WH798.XLW6

Entry Name: Pont Ysgawrhyd

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15991

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the main Meifod to Welshpool Road crossing the Dyffryn Meifod.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Pontysgawrhyd

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

C19 road bridge over the River Vwrnwy.

Exterior

Large squared rubble. Three segmental arches of raised V-jointed voussoirs with a raised keystone. Plat band and orthostatic parapet of scabled and margin dressed stone. Two water piers with radiused cutwater upstream, rounded tail and weathered copings. Two land arches on NW over flood plain with a cattle creep against the S abutment.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a handsome and unspoiled example of skilled bridge building within this parish, with details contrasting informatively with the bridges at Newbridge.

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