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Pont Glanbran ( Partly in Ciliau Aeron Community)

A Grade II Listed Building in Dyffryn Arth, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.2364 / 52°14'10"N

Longitude: -4.1356 / 4°8'8"W

OS Eastings: 254262

OS Northings: 261946

OS Grid: SN542619

Mapcode National: GBR DP.18TH

Mapcode Global: VH4G9.81JX

Plus Code: 9C4Q6VP7+GQ

Entry Name: Pont Glanbran ( Partly in Ciliau Aeron Community)

Listing Date: 23 May 1996

Last Amended: 23 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17507

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on B 4337 some 1.2 Km S of Pontrhydsaeson

County: Ceredigion

Community: Dyffryn Arth

Community: Dyffryn Arth

Locality: Pontrhydsaeson

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

Tagged with: Bridge

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History: Mid C19 road bridge over the Afon Bran, one of three distinctive masonry bridges on the approach to Pontrhydsaeson, by Thomas Penson or his son R.K. Penson, the others being Pont Dyffryn 1847, and Pont Rhydsaeson.

Description: Squared tooled sandstone single arched bridge with broad elliptical arch. Raised rectangular voussoirs, tooled with smooth borders, and big similar keystone each side. Rock-faced raised band above and parapet with heavy squared coping stones. The ends are curved out slightly to raised end piers with band carried across.

Included as one of a distinctive group of masonry bridges of unusual quality in this region, designed by Thomas or R.K. Penson, including Pont Aberarth 1849, Pont Pennant 1850, Pont Dyffryn 1847 and Pont Rhydsaeson.

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  • II Parcau
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  • II Dyffryn Arth
    Situated on W side of B4337 some 300m S of Pontrhydsaeson.
  • II Pont Dyffryn
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  • II Pont Rhydsaeson
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