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Pont Pren-dano

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Caereinion, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6451 / 52°38'42"N

Longitude: -3.282 / 3°16'55"W

OS Eastings: 313359

OS Northings: 306030

OS Grid: SJ133060

Mapcode National: GBR 9T.6JN1

Mapcode Global: WH79M.KSC2

Entry Name: Pont Pren-dano

Listing Date: 13 June 1997

Last Amended: 13 June 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18489

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the W boundary of the Community, marching with Llanfair Caereinion, and carrying the lower road over a small tributary of the Afon Banwy.

County: Powys

Town: Castle Caereinion

Community: Castle Caereinion (Castell Caereinion)

Community: Castle Caereinion

Locality: Byrwydd

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Built c.1800 - 1830 on the road from Llanfair Caereinion to Castle Caereinion, and probably antedating the turnpike bridge at Pont Sychoed further N.

Exterior

Dressed red/grey sandstone. Founded on rock outcrops. High horseshoe arch with projecting voussoirs and tall keystone. Substantial curving abutments, which each form a quadrant in plan. Plinth at base of abutments. Parapet of monolithic stones, set on a string course. Iron cramps between monolithic parapet stones and plinth. Parapet stones have pecked surface and margin drafting. Some modern pointing throughout.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an unaltered C19 road bridge.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Pren-dano
    Bridge over tributary of River Banwy at eastern boundary of parish, carrying B4385 road, 3km E of Llanfair Caereinion Church.
  • II Mile marker opposite The Firs.
    Located in the road verge, on the southern road from Llanfair Caereinion to Castle Caereinion.
  • II Milestone
    Located in the road verge, approximately 100m west of the driveway to Rhôs fawr farm.
  • II Gelli Gason
    Farmhouse within farm with cart shed and granary and barn, 1km E of Llanfair Caereinion Church.

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