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Pont Cytir

A Grade II Listed Building in Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3015 / 53°18'5"N

Longitude: -4.6254 / 4°37'31"W

OS Eastings: 225145

OS Northings: 381495

OS Grid: SH251814

Mapcode National: GBR GMYZ.B0L

Mapcode Global: WH31B.X8LV

Entry Name: Pont Cytir

Listing Date: 1 November 1995

Last Amended: 1 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16524

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carries Cytir Road over main railway lines.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Holyhead (Caergybi)

Community: Holyhead

Built-Up Area: Holyhead

Traditional County: Anglesey

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Exterior

Bears date 1847. Single arched masonry road bridge. Grey coursed rubble with buff freestone dressings. Segmental arch with rusticated stepped voussoirs, keystone to NW (towards town centre) has lion’s head; keystone to SE has date ‘1847’ in raised lettering. Piers to each side of arch have rock faced quoins, as have piers to ends of bridge. Freestone band at road level. Parapet with flat freestone coping; low pyramidal capstones to piers.

Reasons for Listing

Included as very early railway structure from primary period of Chester to Holyhead Railway.

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    Carried footpath over main railway line, to W of Holland Park industrial units.
  • II Stanley Cottages
    On corner of Tyn Pwll Road and Cytir Road. U-plan layout of three ranges. Nos 1&2 face Tyn Pwll Road, Nos 3-5 face Cytir Road, no 6 faces side lane.
  • II Stanley Cottages
    On corner of Tyn Pwll Road and Cytir Road. U-plan layout of three ranges. Nos 1&2 face Tyn Pwll Road, Nos 3-5 face Cytir Road, no 6 faces side lane.
  • II Stanley Cottages
    On corner of Tyn Pwll Road and Cytir Road. U-plan layout of three ranges. Nos 1&2 face Tyn Pwll Road, Nos 3-5 face Cytir Road, no 6 faces side lane.
  • II Stanley Cottages
    On corner of Tyn Pwll Road and Cytir Road. U-plan layout of three ranges. Nos 1&2 face Tyn Pwll Road, Nos 3-5 face Cytir Road, no 6 faces side lane.
  • II Stanley Cottages
    On corner of Tyn Pwll Road and Cytir Road. U-plan layout of three ranges. Nos 1&2 face Tyn Pwll Road, Nos 3-5 face Cytir Road, no 6 faces side lane.
  • II Stanley Cottages
    On corner of Tyn Pwll Road and Cytir Road. U-plan layout of three ranges. Nos 1&2 face Tyn Pwll Road, Nos 3-5 face Cytir Road, no 6 faces side lane.
  • II Bridge Over Railway near Ty Mawr Farmhouse
    Carries footpath over main railway line near Ty Mawr Farm.

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