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Pont Abercaseg

A Grade II Listed Building in Bethesda, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1761 / 53°10'33"N

Longitude: -4.0507 / 4°3'2"W

OS Eastings: 263037

OS Northings: 366296

OS Grid: SH630662

Mapcode National: GBR 5T.3SLV

Mapcode Global: WH54G.RF8H

Entry Name: Pont Abercaseg

Listing Date: 25 April 1997

Last Amended: 25 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18382

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated some 300m S of centre of Bethesda near football club pavilion.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Bethesda

Community: Bethesda

Built-Up Area: Bethesda

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Late C18 road bridge over River Caseg. On minor lane that was old road from Pont Twr on Ogwen to Llanllechid, superseded by Telford's main road c1820. Mentioned c1810 as bridge over the Caseg on road from Talybont to Pont y Twr.

Exterior

Rubble stone single arched road bridge of broad span, high over river. Elliptical arch with stone voussoirs in recessed arch-rings. Rubble stone parapets with some slate coping.

Reasons for Listing

A good road bridge dating from before the main turnpike system.

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