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Latitude: 51.8441 / 51°50'38"N
Longitude: -3.3606 / 3°21'38"W
OS Eastings: 306365
OS Northings: 217046
OS Grid: SO063170
Mapcode National: GBR YQ.V313
Mapcode Global: VH6CC.PXR5
Entry Name: Pont Blaen-y-glyn
Listing Date: 17 December 1998
Last Amended: 17 December 1998
Source ID: 21133
Building Class: Transport
Location: At the W end of Glyn Collwn and the Talybont reservoir, the mountain road crossing Afon Caerfanell just before it rises to climb the pass to Pontsticill.
Community: Talybont-on-Usk (Tal-y-bont ar Wysg)
Locality: Glyn Collwn
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Probably C19 and one of a number of bridges of similar date S of Talybont, probably part of road improvements resulting from the canal trade and the need to link this with the industry and materials to south; this stretch of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal between Talybont and Brecon opened 1800.
Bridge of stone rubble over a mountain river. Wide basket arch spans the river; the arch has very narrow voussoirs and is slightly recessed; the parapet coping replaced with concrete; partly tiered abutments.
Listed as a fine early C19 mountain river bridge.
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