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Latitude: 51.8823 / 51°52'56"N
Longitude: -2.9825 / 2°58'57"W
OS Eastings: 332467
OS Northings: 220875
OS Grid: SO324208
Mapcode National: GBR F7.RLT9
Mapcode Global: VH78V.8Y3D
Entry Name: Pen-y-bont Bridge
Listing Date: 29 January 1998
Last Amended: 29 January 1998
Source ID: 19249
Building Class: Transport
Location: In Pen-y-bont over the Afon Honddu about 300m north of the Church of St Michael, Llanvihangel Crucorney.
Community: Crucorney (Crucornau Fawr)
Locality: Llanvihangel Crucorney
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Built in 1827 by the County of Monmouth. It replaced a two arched C17 bridge of the type which survives upstream at Pont Rhys-Powell. The downstream parapet carries a plaque inscribed 'This bridge was rebuilt at the expense of the County in the sixth year of the reign of George the Fourth 1827' The engineer's name has been destroyed.
Single arch bridge with shallow segmental arch. Dressed voussoirs, drip and parapet, the rest is sandstone rubble. The spandrels are laid randomly, the parapet is thin coursed. Splayed abutments.
Included as a good example of an early C19 county bridge.
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