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Bridge over River Morlais

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansawel, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

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

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

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History

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

Exterior

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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