Pont Pennant, or Pont Ty'n-y-fach
A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 52.667 / 52°40'1"N
Longitude: -3.963 / 3°57'46"W
OS Eastings: 267353
OS Northings: 309509
OS Grid: SH673095
Mapcode National: GBR 8X.54WQ
Mapcode Global: WH571.3747
Entry Name: Pont Pennant, or Pont Ty'n-y-fach
Listing Date: 10 April 2000
Last Amended: 10 April 2000
Source ID: 23163
Building Class: Transport
Location: The bridge carries the road running N from Llanfihangel over the Afon Cadair to the upper stretch of the valley.
Traditional County: Merionethshire
The County Road bridge No 135 was built to carry local traffic, in the C18 or earlier, and for which there are records of repairs in 1811.
Built of irregular local stone rubble. A segmental arch of rubble voussours, spanning c6m springing off high vertical abutments, and rising to 2.65m above the water to flush spandrels, carrying a 2.5m carriageway with 25cm parapets. It is now by-passed by a later road bridge alongside.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a handsome and well constructed bridge of the late C18 in its original condition, part of the setting of Ty'n-y-fach farmstead.
Other nearby listed buildings
Monument to Mary Jones, with vestiges of her early home, Ty'n-y-ddol
The house and monument stand near the N end of Pont Ty'n-y-fach, N of the Church of St Michael.
The farmhouse lies c65m to the N of the church, in the hamlet of Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, facing NW over the Afon Cadair.
Granary at Ty'n-y-fach
Ty'n-y-fach farm lies c65m N of Llanfihangel church. The farmyard to the rear is defined by two parallel farmyard buildings set in line, and the granary at right angles on the SW side.
SW Farm Building at Ty'n-y-fach
Ty'n-y-fach farm stands some 60m NNE of the Church of St Michael. The SW farm building is the westerly of two farm buildings set in line and parallel to Old Ty'n-y-fach farmhouse.
The farm is the last in the upper valley of the Afon Cadair, lying approximately 570m beyond Pont Ty'n-y-fach,
Cottage E of the Church of St Michael
The cottage stands beside the road, facing the E end of the chancel.
Graveyard monument at the Church of St Michael
The monument stands within the graveyard, at the SE corner of the chancel of the Church of St Michael.
Lychgate to the Church of St Michael
The parish church stands on the valley floor, within a sub-oval banked and walled churchyard. The lychgate is set in the wall on the E quadrant of the wall.