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Bridge, walling and gateposts at the entrance to Carreglwyd

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfaethlu, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.3583 / 53°21'29"N

Longitude: -4.5445 / 4°32'40"W

OS Eastings: 230761

OS Northings: 387619

OS Grid: SH307876

Mapcode National: GBR HM4T.R2L

Mapcode Global: WH424.5V6B

Entry Name: Bridge, walling and gateposts at the entrance to Carreglwyd

Listing Date: 16 February 2001

Last Amended: 16 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24790

Building Class: Transport

Location: At the entrance, and carrying the main approach road to the house and estate centre at Carreglwyd (to the NE). Spanning a narrow channel along which the waters from the lake drain.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Town: Holyhead

Community: Llanfaethlu

Community: Llanfaethlu

Locality: Carreglwyd

Traditional County: Anglesey

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Late C18 roadbridge, built to carry the main approach road to the estate. Probably built as part of the improvements to the estate which were thought to be carried out under the direction of Mary Trygarn, mother of Holland Griffiths, owner of the estate at that time.


Built of rubble masonry, the lake outlet stream passes through tall, square headed arches with stone slab lintels, projecting slightly under a plinth course. Above the road level the walling stands to a height of c0.5m with rounded gritstone coping. The road beyond the bridge, to the house (N side), divides into two; one branch leading to the front of the house, the other to the estate buildings to the rear. The walling runs c 10m along each branch of the road, with the bridge situated to the SW end. Each stretch of walling is terminated by paired, square, rubblestone gateposts bearing a large ball finial.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an integral part of the layout at Carreglwyd and a well-detailed C18 feature of the grounds.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Sundial, Carreglwyd
    Located in the lawned garden directly SW of the house at Carreglwyd.
  • II* Carreglwyd
    In an isolated location set within park and woodland. The house forms the centre to the Carreglwyd estate and is set back from the N and E sides of the Porth Swtan road, leading NE off the A5025.
  • II The Laundry, Carreglwyd
    Located to the rear (NW) of the house at Carreglwyd.
  • II Folly, Carreglwyd
    Set within woodland to W of the walled garden at Carreglwyd; c120m NW of the house.
  • II Gateways and walls to NE of Carreglwyd
    Located ENE of the house at Carreglwyd.
  • II Dovecote, Carreglwyd
    Located within woodland to SE of the stable range at Carreglwyd, overlooking the lake; c75m ESE of the house.
  • II The Stables, Carreglwyd
    Located c50m NE of the house at Carreglwyd.
  • II* Church of St Maethlu
    Set back from the NE side of the Porth Swtan road, leading NE off the A5025 through the village of Llanfaethlu.

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