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Latitude: 52.536 / 52°32'9"N
Longitude: -3.2753 / 3°16'31"W
OS Eastings: 313595
OS Northings: 293889
OS Grid: SO135938
Mapcode National: GBR 9V.F69J
Mapcode Global: VH684.5JV8
Entry Name: Aberbechan Bridge (partly in Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn community)
Listing Date: 18 July 1949
Last Amended: 14 July 1997
Source ID: 18514
Building Class: Transport
Location: 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.
Community: Llandyssil (Llandysul)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Constructed between 1855 and 1859 following the destruction of the former bridge. Probably designed by or constructed under the direction of Thomas Penson.
Tall semi-circular single arch with dressed stone voussoirs and high keystones set forward. Snecked masonry facing with impost band. Curved returns with pilasters to ends. Deck with chamfered string course, supporting a parapet of dressed stone with roughed facing and margin drafting.
Listed as an impressive, tall, stone-built bridge of the mid C19.
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