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Pont Wnin

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelltyd, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7574 / 52°45'26"N

Longitude: -3.9064 / 3°54'23"W

OS Eastings: 271444

OS Northings: 319462

OS Grid: SH714194

Mapcode National: GBR 5Z.ZCK9

Mapcode Global: WH56G.YYZG

Entry Name: Pont Wnin

Listing Date: 20 July 1995

Last Amended: 20 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16151

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning the Afon Wnin on a bend in the centre of Llanelltyd village and formerly the main road bridge; immediately N of the present, modern road bridge.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanelltyd (Llanelltud)

Community: Llanelltyd

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Mid-late C18 single-span road bridge of rough-dressed stone; depressed arch with chamfered arch-ring and dressed voussoirs. Plain, continuous stringcourse continued over flat buttresses on both sides. The S parapet has three such buttresses, two flanking the arch and a further one to the W where the parapet bows slightly southwards where the bridge terminates. The N parapet has 2 buttresses flanking the bridge arch and terminating the parapet walls which curve northwards, following the course of the river. The NE parapet wall is continued for a further 10m along the riverbank in a later stretch of stone-coped rubble walling. There is a benchmark on the inner face of the S parapet.

Reasons for Listing

An unusually angled C18 bridge in a central village location.

Group value with other listed items in Llanelltyd village.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Old Post Office
    Located on the main Llanelltyd village lane (the former Barmouth road) immediately to the N of the new A496 replacement road.
  • II Tyn-y-Celyn
    Below the A 496 to W of the junction with the A 470; set back from the by-road that runs through the village; rubble boundary wall with ball finials to gated entry at L. Rubble revetment wall to hill
  • II Awelon
    Set back slightly at the junction of the A 496 and the A 470 onthe N side of the old Barmouth road; raised up on a rubble-walled terrace reached by slate steps.
  • II The Toll House
    Situated prominently at the junction between the A 470 and the old road to Dolgellau via Llanelltyd bridge.
  • II Tynllan
    Located immediately to the S of St. Illtyd's parish church andabutting its churchyard revetment wall; accessed via tracks to therear of the church, leading from the A 470.
  • II Bryn
    Located immediately to the S of St. Illtyd's parish church andabutting its churchyard revetment wall; accessed via tracks to therear of the church, leading from the A 470.
  • II* Parish Church of St Illtyd including churchyard walls and gatepiers
    Set back slightly from the main road on a slight rise; set within its own circular, walled churchyard.
  • II* Pont Llanelltyd
    Spanning the Afon Mawddach 1km SE of Llanelltyd; originally serving the old Dolgellau-Barmouth road and now a foot bridge.

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