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Bridge at Plas-y-bryn

A Grade II Listed Building in Bontnewydd, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1131 / 53°6'47"N

Longitude: -4.263 / 4°15'46"W

OS Eastings: 248627

OS Northings: 359720

OS Grid: SH486597

Mapcode National: GBR 5J.7WD8

Mapcode Global: WH43M.H06Q

Entry Name: Bridge at Plas-y-bryn

Listing Date: 29 July 1997

Last Amended: 29 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18617

Building Class: Transport

Location: The bridge carries the road to Plas-y-Bryn over the Afon Gwyrfai some 400m E of the A487, SE of the centre of Bontnewydd.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Bontnewydd

Community: Bontnewydd

Built-Up Area: Bontnewydd

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Later C19 road bridge over Afon Gwyrfai carrying minor road to Plas-y-Bryn. Very similar to railway bridge W of Bontnewydd.

Exterior

Rubble stone with red brick arches. Two broad segmental arches, with 4 courses of brick to arch-rings, raised high on centre pier and side abutments. Rubble stone flat parapets.

Reasons for Listing

A dramatic masonry bridge, the scale reminiscent of railway structures.

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