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Bridge over River Morlais

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansawel, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 52.0083 / 52°0'29"N

Longitude: -4.0119 / 4°0'42"W

OS Eastings: 262007

OS Northings: 236339

OS Grid: SN620363

Mapcode National: GBR DV.HPHP

Mapcode Global: VH4HB.DSY9

Plus Code: 9C4Q2X5Q+86

Entry Name: Bridge over River Morlais

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16003

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located in centre of Llansawel village over River Morlais.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llansawel

Community: Llansawel

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

Tagged with: Bridge

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Dated 1820. The County Bridge Surveyor at the time was John Thomas.


1820 broad double span bridge of coursed rubble. Wide elliptical arches, dressed stone voussoirs. Central low cut-water with later rock-faced coping. Three-quarter height dressed stone pilaster strips at each end of arches with continuous string course immediately above. 1820 datestone to inside centre of N parapet wall.

Reasons for Listing

Impressive bridge of some neo-classical pretensions in attractive village setting

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