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Latitude: 52.5227 / 52°31'21"N
Longitude: -3.4516 / 3°27'5"W
OS Eastings: 301611
OS Northings: 292639
OS Grid: SO016926
Mapcode National: GBR 9L.G4W7
Mapcode Global: VH681.4V5G
Entry Name: Wig Bridge
Listing Date: 5 November 1996
Last Amended: 5 November 1996
Source ID: 17551
Building Class: Transport
Location: Located on Wig Lane, which connects the main A.470 Caersws to Machynlleth road to the B4569 from Caersws to Trefeglwys, approximately 1.75Km N of Caersws centre.
Community: Caersws (Caersŵs)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Built 1847, to design by Thomas Penson the County Surveyor for Montgomeryshire, to replace two smaller bridges over the River Garno.
Built of local squared and coursed rubble. A single segmental arch having one ring of chamfered projecting voussoirs with central keystone rising to the square string following the camber of the road. Three-course parapet with flush copings each side, having scattered through stones projecting with rock-faced ends. The ends of the bridge are splayed, and the parapets end in terminal piers.
Included as a good example of a small masonry bridge of the mid C19, still in its original condition.
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