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Bridge to NE of Aberffrwd

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanrhystyd (Llanrhystud), Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.3283 / 52°19'41"N

Longitude: -4.1128 / 4°6'46"W

OS Eastings: 256118

OS Northings: 272121

OS Grid: SN561721

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q.VJ09

Mapcode Global: VH4FQ.NRL0

Plus Code: 9C4Q8VHP+8V

Entry Name: Bridge to NE of Aberffrwd

Listing Date: 9 August 1996

Last Amended: 9 August 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17139

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated just NE of Aberffrwd at end of disused S drive to Carrog.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Llanrhystyd

Community: Llanrhystyd (Llanrhystud)

Community: Llanrhystyd

Locality: Llanddeiniol

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Early Cl9 bridge carrying disused S drive to Carrog across deep gully. Said to have been built by the Rev. Thomas Richards (d 1852) of Carrog to provide a short route from Carrog to the church.


Description: High rubble stone causeway with single-arched bridge. Rubble stone parapets and plain large square rubble stone gate-piers at S end. Bridge has recessed arch, reaching to about half height of roadway, arches dying into straight sides. Cut stone voussoirs. Masonry each side is curved slightly outwards to flanking piers. Causeway each side runs some 22m N and 10m S, with battered walling. Slate coping to parapets, ramped up at S end to entrance piers, rounded finish at N end. One S pier encases a monolith stone gatepost.

Reasons for Listing

An attractive and unusual estate bridge on former Carrog driveway. Group value with Aberffrwd, the Church Hall and St Deiniols Church.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Aberffrwd
    Situated just below and to E of Llanddeiniol Church, attached to Church Hall
  • II Church Hall
    Situated just below and to the E of Llanddeiniol Church, attached to Aberffrwd.
  • II Church of St Deiniol
    Situated prominently above Llanddeiniol village, some 600m E of A 487, on W side of Carrog valley.
  • II Carrog
    Situated some 400m NE of Llandeniol Church, but reached via lane running SE from A 487 from junction about 1 Km N of turning to Llanddeiniol
  • II Milestone on A 487
    Situated on W side just opposite turning to Llanddeiniol
  • II Milestone near Y Meini
    Situated on W side of the A487 some 3 km SW of Blaenplwyf, at the end of the drive to Y Meini.

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