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Pont Drefechan (partly in Llanrhaeadr-yng-nghinmerch community)

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanynys, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.1596 / 53°9'34"N

Longitude: -3.3551 / 3°21'18"W

OS Eastings: 309492

OS Northings: 363351

OS Grid: SJ094633

Mapcode National: GBR 6Q.4TS8

Mapcode Global: WH772.FVK5

Entry Name: Pont Drefechan (partly in Llanrhaeadr-yng-nghinmerch community)

Listing Date: 18 August 1999

Last Amended: 18 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22143

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning the river Clywedog at the NE boundary of the community some 100m E of the former railway track.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanynys

Community: Llanynys

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Late C18 or early C19 regional road bridge.


Single-span road bridge of local limestone rubble construction. Segmental arch with rough-dressed voussoirs recessed below arch-rings of narrow stones. Gently-humped carriageway with rubble parapets and limestone copings. At the eastern end the bridge's parapets curve around to the up-river side following the road for approximately 6m before terminating. On the W side the up-river parapet continues as a straight section of rubble wall for a similar distance; that to the down-river side curves around, similarly following the road for some 10m, before roughly terminating.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a late C18 or early C19 regional road bridge, one of a number of similar bridges in the locality which form a particularly fine series.

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