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Pont Ty'n-y-rhyd

A Grade II Listed Building in Cerrigydrudion, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.0235 / 53°1'24"N

Longitude: -3.5649 / 3°33'53"W

OS Eastings: 295131

OS Northings: 348501

OS Grid: SH951485

Mapcode National: GBR 6F.FJJ8

Mapcode Global: WH66M.68NG

Entry Name: Pont Ty'n-y-rhyd

Listing Date: 17 February 1998

Last Amended: 17 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19341

Building Class: Transport

Location: The bridge carries the minor road to the Cwm Penanner over the Afon Nug, 350m SW of the village centre.

County: Conwy

Town: Cerrigydrudion

Community: Cerrigydrudion

Community: Cerrigydrudion

Built-Up Area: Cerrigydrudion

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably built in the late C18 or early C19 to replace a ford. Repairs are recorded as having taken place in 1819.


Built of local rubble stonework. A wide-span single-centred arch of voussoirs capped with a regulating course, rising to a central projecting keystone. The spandrels rise to parapets which curve outwards at the ends to square capped piers. The flat parapet copings are linked with iron cramps run in with lead.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a largely unaltered smaller country bridge of a type that was erected widely in this area in the late C18 or early C19.

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