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Langdon Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.7358 / 51°44'9"N

Longitude: -4.759 / 4°45'32"W

OS Eastings: 209585

OS Northings: 207728

OS Grid: SN095077

Mapcode National: GBR GD.4SSL

Mapcode Global: VH2PC.GMFN

Plus Code: 9C3QP6PR+89

Entry Name: Langdon Bridge

Listing Date: 18 March 1997

Last Amended: 18 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18280

Building Class: Transport

Location: 2 km W of Begelly village and 1 km S of Reynalton village, on the unclassified road from Hackett to Langdon.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Kilgetty

Community: Kilgetty/Begelly (Cilgeti/Begeli)

Community: Kilgetty/Begelly

Locality: Langdon

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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The road from Hackett to Langdon appears to originate in improvement works of the post-Enclosure era. The bridge is a single span structure carrying it across a small W flowing stream. Its style links it closely to the nearby Ford Bridge, which was built by John Evans, and Langdon bridge may therefore be dated to about the same period, say the first decade of the C19. It was not a County bridge.


A bridge with a total length, including approaches, of about 50 m. It is built of local rubble sandstone masonry. Low parapets with copings of upright stones, shedding water outwards. There is a single arch of 3 m span and a carriageway 3.6 m wide between the parapets. The arch is of plain voussoirs with no emphasised keystones or imposts.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an unaltered early C19 bridge of vernacular character.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ford Bridge
    At the N end of Ford Lane, 1 km N of Jeffreyston Village and 1 km SW of Reynalton Village. The bridge lies on the boundary of Kilgetty Begelly and Jeffreyston Communities.
  • II Ford Bridge
    At the N end of Ford Lane, 1 km N of Jeffreyston Village and 1 km SW of Reynalton Village. The bridge lies on the boundary of Kilgetty/Begelly and Jeffreyston Communities.
  • II Reynalton Church
    At the NW of Reynalton village, in a small churchyard N of the village street.
  • II* Church of St. Jeffrey and St. Oswald
    In the centre of the village of Jeffreyston. The churchyard is circular with late C19 extensions N and E. There is a preaching cross (separately listed) to the S side and a small free-standing mortuar
  • II Preaching Cross in Jeffreyston Churchyard
    Close to the S door of Jeffreyston Parish Church.
  • II* Church of St Leonard

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