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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
Source ID: 22139
Building Class: Transport
Location: Spanning the river Clwedog at the western approach to the village of Rhewl.
Traditional County: Denbighshire
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.
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.
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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