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Latitude: 53.0323 / 53°1'56"N
Longitude: -3.0038 / 3°0'13"W
OS Eastings: 332779
OS Northings: 348802
OS Grid: SJ327488
Mapcode National: GBR 75.DWB9
Mapcode Global: WH894.T1SQ
Plus Code: 9C5R2XJW+WF
Entry Name: Bridge over the River Clywedog
Listing Date: 3 December 1996
Last Amended: 3 December 1996
Source ID: 17871
Building Class: Transport
Location: Situated where the N carriage drive passes over the River Clwydog c0.6km N of Erddig.
Built-Up Area: Wrexham
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Constructed c1718 as part of John Meller's improvements to the house and park. The bridge is shown on Thomas Badeslade's view of the house and park of 1740 and is similar to the bridge dated 1718 over the Black Brook.
Single span bridge of coursed sandstone ashlar with parapet and retaining walls. The retaining walls are splayed at an angle and have angled returns. The bridge is gently arched with a central corbel in the stepped arch on each side.
Listed as a good example of an early C18 bridge and for historical associations with the Erddig estate.
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