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Pont Llangorwen

A Grade II Listed Building in Tirymynach, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.434 / 52°26'2"N

Longitude: -4.0566 / 4°3'23"W

OS Eastings: 260284

OS Northings: 283774

OS Grid: SN602837

Mapcode National: GBR 8S.MRV8

Mapcode Global: VH4FC.M2TW

Entry Name: Pont Llangorwen

Listing Date: 12 November 1997

Last Amended: 12 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19069

Building Class: Transport

Location: Road bridge carrying B4572 over the Afon Clarach, in picturesque location immediately S of Llangorwen Church.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Tirymynach

Community: Tirymynach

Locality: Llangorwen

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Late C18 or early C19 road bridge over the Afon Clarach, on Aberystwyth to Borth road.


Small hump-backed road bridge of quarry-faced squared local stone laid in courses. 2.9m wide, single-span, with a voussoired broad segmental arch, arch ring, ramped string-course over, and ramped parapet, which has large Silurian-shale coping stones. Out-turned square end piers. Outer face of W parapet damaged (1997) by vehicle collision. O.S. datum point on inner face of E parapet.

Reasons for Listing

A well-constructed and detailed small stone bridge, in a picturesque setting. Group value with All Saints' Church, and Llangorwen Cottage.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Llangorwen Cottage
    Situated immediately S of Pont Llangorwen, on S side of Clarach river near Llangorwen church.
  • II* Church of All Saints
    Situated in Clarach valley, on E side of B 4572 just S of Clarach crossroads and just N of Pont Llangorwen.
  • II No 2 The Cross
    Eastern house of a row of three cottages on NW side of crossroads in Clarach, on intersection.
  • II No 3 The Cross
    Second of a row of three one-and-a-half-storey cottages, with pavement frontage, on NW side of Clarach crossroads.
  • II Crow's Nest, No 4 The Cross
    Third cottage W of crossroads in row of three on the NW side of the cross-roads at Clarach.
  • II Hen-gwm
    Situated on the E side of the B 4572 approached by drive some 200m S of Pont Llangorwen.
  • II Plas Cwmcynfelin
    Situated down drive on E side of B4572, on steep hillside to S of Dyffryn Clarach, overlooking Llangorwen church.
  • II Fynnon Ddu
    Situated to W of B 4572 some 300m W of Pont Llangorwen.

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