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Bont Newydd

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.8255 / 52°49'31"N

Longitude: -4.5326 / 4°31'57"W

OS Eastings: 229461

OS Northings: 328339

OS Grid: SH294283

Mapcode National: GBR 55.V3FF

Mapcode Global: WH44V.B7WQ

Entry Name: Bont Newydd

Listing Date: 1 April 1998

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19613

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated on boundary between Llangian and Llanengan, over Afon Soch, some 600m S of Llangian.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Locality: Llangian

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Early C19 road bridge over the Afon Soch with causeway approach each side. When Edward Hyde Hall visited the area 1809-11 it appears that the only bridge over the Soch was in the village. Marked on 1839 Tithe Map.


Rubble stone long straight causeway with flat rubble parapets coped in roughly squared blocks. Two arches with recessed stone voussoirs, one semicircular, the other slightly pointed and one low opening with slab lintel.

Reasons for Listing

A prominent causeway bridge with two arches.

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