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Bridge over Cwm Hafod

A Grade II Listed Building in Trehafod, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Latitude: 51.6152 / 51°36'54"N

Longitude: -3.3835 / 3°23'0"W

OS Eastings: 304305

OS Northings: 191610

OS Grid: ST043916

Mapcode National: GBR HN.9HN4

Mapcode Global: VH6DJ.9NMP

Plus Code: 9C3RJJ88+3J

Entry Name: Bridge over Cwm Hafod

Listing Date: 1 August 1996

Last Amended: 1 August 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17128

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated N of Trehafod on the mountain road leading NW from Hafod Fawr; at the boundary between Trehafod and Porth Community Council areas.

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Community: Trehafod

Community: Trehafod

Locality: Cwm Hafod

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Of unknown date although angle of road shown on current (1965) OS 1:1250 map is the same as appears on early OS map of c1830 and tithe map of 1842. The lane clearly preceded industrial development and linked the trio of Hafod Farms, one the home of Bassets of Miskin and Hafod Fawr at least dating partly from 1600, and other mountain farms.


A deep curved revetment of coursed rubble built against hillside to carry road across steep Cwm, with parapets with saddle back coping and distinctive, pointed arched, culvert for stream with rubble voussoirs.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a rare surviving mountain revetment bridge of the pre-industrial period.

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