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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanegwad, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.8742 / 51°52'27"N

Longitude: -4.1724 / 4°10'20"W

OS Eastings: 250543

OS Northings: 221749

OS Grid: SN505217

Mapcode National: GBR DM.S5PF

Mapcode Global: VH3LK.M5K1

Entry Name: Pont-ar-Gothi

Listing Date: 8 July 1966

Last Amended: 1 April 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22708

Building Class: Transport

Location: Spanning Afon Cothi in the centre of Pontargothi.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llanegwad

Community: Llanegwad

Locality: Pontargothi

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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An C18 or early C19 bridge shown on the 1839 Tithe map and 1888 Ordnance Survey as single carriageway. It was widened in the late C19 to a double carriageway.


A rubble-stone triple-span double-carriageway bridge in 2 phases separated by a butt joint visible in the underside of the bridge. Segmental arches have narrow voussoirs. The upstream (N) side is the earlier. It has V-shaped cutwaters carried up to the parapet to form refuges. The coped parapet is corbelled out. The abutment on the R bank has a V-shaped buttress; the L side abuts the Cresselly Arms. On the wider S side, stepped V-shaped cutwaters have pyramidal offsets below a band at the base of the coped parapet. The plain abutments have shallow stepped buttresses.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine C18 road bridge with significant C19 widening.

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