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Pont Rhyd-y-Gwaed

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanynys, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.134 / 53°8'2"N

Longitude: -3.3368 / 3°20'12"W

OS Eastings: 310663

OS Northings: 360485

OS Grid: SJ106604

Mapcode National: GBR 6Q.6KYK

Mapcode Global: WH778.QH87

Entry Name: Pont Rhyd-y-Gwaed

Listing Date: 18 August 1999

Last Amended: 18 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22139

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning the river Clwedog at the western approach to the village of Rhewl.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanynys

Community: Llanynys

Locality: Rhewl

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Early C19 road bridge, erected in 1819; a plaque, with construction date and inscription in Welsh, appears on the inner face of the upstream parapet. The bridge marks the sight of a Civil War engagement in 1646.

Exterior

Wide single-span road bridge of squared limestone rubble construction. Segmental arch with dressed voussoirs extended up to a continuous, plain string course. This is extended onto advanced and splayed-out sections at the approaches. Square, terminating piers and limestone copings to parapets. On the inner face of the up-river parapet is an inscription stone with an incised Welsh poem and the date 1819.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a dated early C19 road bridge retaining good character.

Group value with other listed items in Rhewl.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Rhyd-y-Cilgwyn
    Located on the SW side of the river Clywedog, a short distance to the W of Pont Rhyd-y-Cilgwyn.
  • II Rhyd-y-Cilgwyn Lodge
    Located on the roadside a short distance from Pont Rhyd-y-Gwaed.
  • II Former Stable and Carthouse Range at Rhyd-y-Cilgwyn
    Located immediately to the SE of Rhyd-y-Cilgwyn and enclosing a narrow farmyard on the W side.
  • II Agricultural Complex at Rhyd-y-Cilgwyn
    Located immediately to the SE of Rhyd-y-Cilgwyn and enclosing a narrow farmyard on the E side.
  • II* Pont Rhyd-y-Cilgwyn
    Spanning the river Clywedog immediately W of the main road in the village centre.
  • II Hafodynys
    Located on the northern edge of the village, set back from a lane within its own grounds, diagonally opposite the school.
  • II Rhewl Chapel and Manse
    Located in the centre of the village in a narrow lane 50m E of the school; set back behind low rubble forecourt walls and with a cemetary to the side and rear.
  • II The Grange
    Located at the north-western boundary of the village of Rhewl, on the eastern side of the river Clywedog; set in its own grounds at the end of a tree-lined drive running SW from a lane leading NW from

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