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Caeau Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Coedpoeth (Coed-poeth), Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0368 / 53°2'12"N

Longitude: -3.0389 / 3°2'20"W

OS Eastings: 330434

OS Northings: 349337

OS Grid: SJ304493

Mapcode National: GBR 74.DLBM

Mapcode Global: WH88Y.9X4T

Entry Name: Caeau Bridge

Listing Date: 8 December 1995

Last Amended: 8 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16554

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carries the by-road on the W side of Bersham village over the River Clywedog, 400m approx. W of Plas Power Chapel

County: Wrexham

Community: Coedpoeth (Coed-poeth)

Community: Esclusham

Locality: Bersham

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

History: The bridge is probably mid-late C18.

Exterior

Description: Single span arched bridge. Roughly coursed and squared rubble with rusticated voussoirs to shallow segmental arch, with keyblock. Parapet formed from massive ashlar blocks, stepped out at each end to form terminal piers.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine example of a small masonry bridge which forms part of a group with Caeau Weir

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