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Pont Faen (partly in Llanwnda community)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bontnewydd, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1099 / 53°6'35"N

Longitude: -4.2939 / 4°17'38"W

OS Eastings: 246550

OS Northings: 359432

OS Grid: SH465594

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.81DK

Mapcode Global: WH43M.03K5

Plus Code: 9C5Q4P54+XC

Entry Name: Pont Faen (partly in Llanwnda community)

Listing Date: 29 July 1997

Last Amended: 29 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18625

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carrying the minor road from Llanfaglan to Saron across the Afon Gwyrfai approximately 1km SW of Llanfaglan.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Bontnewydd

Community: Bontnewydd

Locality: Llanfaglan

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Early C19 single-arched road bridge carrying road from Llanwrog to Caernarfon over Afon Gwyrfai.


Rubble stone with grey limestone dressings. Broad elliptical single arch with deep cut-stone stepped voussoirs. Coursed squared stones in spandrels stopped at raking abutments. Corbelled rough slab string course under squared stone parapet with cemented coping and square end piers.

Reasons for Listing

A well-detailed elliptical-arched bridge.

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