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Pont-y-Capel

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel Curig, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.104 / 53°6'14"N

Longitude: -3.9159 / 3°54'57"W

OS Eastings: 271832

OS Northings: 358028

OS Grid: SH718580

Mapcode National: GBR 5Z.8H83

Mapcode Global: WH54X.T7GQ

Entry Name: Pont-y-Capel

Listing Date: 27 November 1996

Last Amended: 27 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17825

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning the Afon Llugwy immediately N of Capel Curig church and carrying the A 4086.

County: Conwy

Community: Capel Curig

Community: Capel Curig

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Exterior

Late C18 or early C19 road bridge linking Capel Curig to Plas-y-Brenin, the former Royal Hotel, with which it is possibly contemporary. Single-span bridge of rubble with tapering buttresses flanking a wide segmental arch; roughly-dressed voussoirs set below a dressed arch-ring and with projecting keystone. Plain string course and dressed slatestone capping to flat rubble parapet.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an elegant late C18 or early C19 road bridge and for group value with Royal Farm and Church of St. Curig.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Curig
    Situated immediately W of the A 4086 (Capel Curig to Caernarfon road), on the S bank of the Afon Llugwy; approximately 300m NE of Plas-y-Brenin (the National Recreation Centre).
  • II Agricultural Building at Royal Farm
    Faces N across the Afon Llugwy valley on the western edge of Capel Curig; situated just beyond the Pont-y-Capel road bridge, opposite Capel Curig church.
  • II Plas-y-Brenin, National Recreation Centre (formerly the Royal Hotel).
    Located on the roadside at the eastern end of the Llynnau Mymbyr and approximately 750m SW of the Capel Curig road junction.
  • II Hen Bont
    Spanning the Afon Llugwy across a dramatic wooded, rocky gorge, at the N end of Capel Curig village; approximately 50m N of the A 5 / A 4086 cross roads.
  • II Church of St Curig
    To W of A5 in churchyard above road. Opposite junction with A4086
  • II Milestone
    Situated on the roadside approximately .5km N of the Capel Curig road junction; set within a low rubble wall and partly submerged below the road level.
  • II Milestone
    Situated on the roadside approximately .6km NW of Pont Cyfyng.
  • II Milestone
    On the roadside in the Afon Llugwy valley some 3km NW of Capel Curig.; set against a low rubble wall

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