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Packhorse Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne), Powys

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Latitude: 51.864 / 51°51'50"N

Longitude: -3.108 / 3°6'28"W

OS Eastings: 323801

OS Northings: 218962

OS Grid: SO238189

Mapcode National: GBR F1.SRPS

Mapcode Global: VH78Z.2DSW

Entry Name: Packhorse Bridge

Listing Date: 19 November 1998

Last Amended: 19 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20894

Building Class: Transport

Location: Bridge over the Grwyne Fawr approximately 0.8km NNW of Llangenny church, and reached by public footpath E of minor road between Llangenny and Llanbedr and W of Ty Draw.

County: Powys

Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)

Community: The Vale of Grwyney

Locality: Llangenny

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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C18 or early C19, and shown on Tithe map of 1839.


Single-span hump-backed bridge of rubble sandstone. A segmental arch has thin voussoirs and springs from abutments which are splayed outwards. A plain low parapet has a modern cement coping.

Reasons for Listing

Surviving packhorse bridge and one of a series of stone bridges crossing the Grwyne rivers.

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