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Pickhill Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Isycoed (Is-y-coed), Wrexham

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Latitude: 53.0279 / 53°1'40"N

Longitude: -2.9015 / 2°54'5"W

OS Eastings: 339636

OS Northings: 348220

OS Grid: SJ396482

Mapcode National: GBR 79.F9QD

Mapcode Global: WH896.D5L3

Plus Code: 9C5V23HX+4C

Entry Name: Pickhill Bridge

Listing Date: 20 December 1996

Last Amended: 20 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18059

Building Class: Transport

Location: Pickhill Bridge crosses the River Dee and carries the B5130. The bridge is on the border of Sesswick and Bangor-is-y-Coed Communities lying amongst open farmland on all sides. Pickhill Bridge Farm l

County: Wrexham

Community: Isycoed (Is-y-coed)

Community: Sesswick

Locality: Pickhill

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Records held in the Clwyd County Record Office at Ruthin indicate works carried out on bridges at Pickhill, Sesswick, Bangor, and Bedwell between 1707 and 1818. The current bridge would appear to be late C18/early C19 and all of single construction date, possibly by Thomas Telford who was County Surveyor to Shropshire from 1788. There are said to be the remains of a water mill to the north of the bridge in Mill Wood.


Large single-span finely dressed stone road bridge to a symmetrical design with wide copings. Probably late C18/early C19. Parapets splayed at either end in the manner of Telford's canal bridges.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of a single-span late C18/early C19 stone bridge.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pickhill Farmhouse
    Situated at the end of a private drive from the north side of the B5130 in open pasture.
  • II Pear Tree House
    Set back from the S side of Sun Lane, close to the centre of Sutton Green.
  • II Talwrn House
    Situated on the north side of the B5130 close to it's junction with Watery Lane.
  • II Gate and gate-piers at Pickhill Hall Lodge
    Situated towards the end of the east side of a road coming south of the B5130 shortly after Pickhill Bridge. Concealed in lightly wooded countryside to the west of Pickhill Hall.
  • II Pickhill Hall Lodge
    The former Lodge to Pickhill Hall is reached by a road south of the B5130 (Holt Road) entered adjacent to Fingerpot Cottage. After its junction with Watery Lane the road becomes a track. The Lodge is
  • II Pickhill Hall
    Situated at the end of a private drive entered from the east side of a road runing south from the B5130. This new drive approaches the house from the rear passing close to it's farm buildings to the s
  • II Dovecote at Pickhill Old Hall
    Situated to the south-east of Pickhill Old Hall, diagonally opposite its main front, on the edge of steeply sloping ground.
  • II Parkey Farmhouse
    Parkey Farm is situated at the end of a private track entered from the north side of the B5130 approx. 1.6km to the east of the Cross Lanes junction.

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