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Aber Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Talybont-on-Usk, Powys

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Latitude: 51.8843 / 51°53'3"N

Longitude: -3.3018 / 3°18'6"W

OS Eastings: 310495

OS Northings: 221439

OS Grid: SO104214

Mapcode National: GBR YS.RKM3

Mapcode Global: VH6C6.QWBW

Entry Name: Aber Bridge

Listing Date: 17 December 1998

Last Amended: 17 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21154

Building Class: Transport

Location: In the centre of Aberclydach hamlet, over the river Clydach.

County: Powys

Community: Talybont-on-Usk (Tal-y-bont ar Wysg)

Community: Talybont-on-Usk

Locality: Aberclydach

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Datestone 1817. Probably built as part of road improvements on the mountain road S of Talybont associated with Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal which opened c 1800; other bridges of this nature occur along this route linking the canal and industrial valleys to S. Parapet part rebuilt.


A single span segmental arched river bridge. The voussoirs are of dressed stone, the keystone tooled and dated, the adjacent masonry of coursed rubble; Below the string course the masonry surrounding the arch is slightly recessed above the string course the parapet is of uncoursed rubble with saddleback coping stones closely set crosswise.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a dated example of an early C19 bridge, one of a group of similar road bridges along this route.

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