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Pont Glanbran ( Partly in Dyffryn Arth community)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ciliau Aeron, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.2363 / 52°14'10"N

Longitude: -4.1356 / 4°8'8"W

OS Eastings: 254262

OS Northings: 261943

OS Grid: SN542619

Mapcode National: GBR DP.18TH

Mapcode Global: VH4G9.81JY

Plus Code: 9C4Q6VP7+GQ

Entry Name: Pont Glanbran ( Partly in Dyffryn Arth community)

Listing Date: 23 May 1996

Last Amended: 23 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17534

Building Class: Transport

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

County: Ceredigion

Community: Ciliau Aeron

Community: Ciliau Aeron

Locality: Glanbran

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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


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.

Reasons for Listing

One of a distinct group of road bridges of unusual quality, designed by Thomas or R.K. Penson.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Glanbran ( Partly in Ciliau Aeron Community)
    Situated on B 4337 some 1.2 Km S of Pontrhydsaeson
  • II Parcau
    Situated at end of short track on N side of by-road leading to Cilcennin. Approximately 2km E of Cilcennin.
  • II Dyffryn Arth
    Situated on W side of B4337 some 300m S of Pontrhydsaeson.
  • II Pont Dyffryn
    Situated on B 4377 some 300m S of Pontrhydsaeson, over the Arth.
  • II Bronwenau
    Situated about 1 km SE of Pontrhydsaeson approached by lane running E off B 4337 from point 150m S of village. Track to Bronwenau runs S off lane, past Ysgubor-fach.
  • II Pont Rhydsaeson
    Situated in Pontrhydsaeson, on B 4337, just S of Pontrhydsaeson Chapel.
  • II Milestone near Rhiwlas Uchaf
    Situated on W side of B4337, 0.3km S of entrance to Rhiwlas Uchaf.

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