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Pont y Perchyll

A Grade II Listed Building in Newtown, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5455 / 52°32'43"N

Longitude: -3.2938 / 3°17'37"W

OS Eastings: 312359

OS Northings: 294970

OS Grid: SO123949

Mapcode National: GBR 9T.DMQR

Mapcode Global: VH683.V8KY

Plus Code: 9C4RGPW4+6F

Entry Name: Pont y Perchyll

Listing Date: 25 April 1997

Last Amended: 25 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18421

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located approximately 1.8km S of Bettws Cedwain church on the B4389 between Bettws Cedewain and Aberbechan, E of a junction with a minor road to Highgate.

County: Powys

Community: Bettws (Betws)

Community: Bettws

Locality: Bechan Valley

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Late C18 or early C19 single-span road bridge. Random rubble stone below carriageway level, segmental dressed stone arch with a prominent keystone, above which is a parapet of tall, thin hammer-dressed slabs over a plinth band.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an elegant masonry road bridge of C18-19, retaining its original construction and detail.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pontyperchill Farmhouse
    Located 1.7km S of Bettws Cedewain church and reached by a short farm road on W side of B4389.
  • II Little Aberbechan
    Located in a raised position on or adjacent to the Aberbechan dike. Possible platform site with a steep fall to the SW.
  • II Glan Bechan
    Located approximately 1.3km S of Bettws Cedewain church on S side of a minor road near to junction with B4389. The house has farm buildings on the E side.
  • II Highgate
    Located approximately 1.9km SW of Bettws Cedewain church on E side of minor road from Tregynon to Newtown, immediately N of junction with a minor road to Pontyperchill.
  • II Lower Gwestydd Farmhouse
    Sited on rising ground to the end of Lower Gwestydd Lane.
  • II Aberbechan Bridge (partly in Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn community)
    Bridge spanning the Bechan Brook just south of the junction of the B4568 and the B4389. Located on the boundary between the communities of Llandyssil and Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn.
  • II Aberbechan Bridge
    Spanning the Bechan Brook on the community boundary below the junction of the B4568 with the B4389.

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