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Pont Telpyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangynhafal, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.1378 / 53°8'16"N

Longitude: -3.3176 / 3°19'3"W

OS Eastings: 311950

OS Northings: 360881

OS Grid: SJ119608

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.6BMF

Mapcode Global: WH779.0DGC

Entry Name: Pont Telpyn

Listing Date: 30 July 2002

Last Amended: 30 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26796

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carrying a minor road over the River Clwyd, about 1km south of St Hychan's church.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llangynhafal

Community: Llangynhafal

Locality: Llanychan

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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A late vernacular stone bridge, probably a County bridge of c1800.


A bridge consisting of a single low segmental span of about 8m in local limestone. Voussoirs narrow, about 0.5m deep; thin corbelled course on extrados; main masonry axe-dressed and informally coursed. Similar parapet. The bridge sides and parapets turn out slightly at 3 of the corners. Carriageway about 5m wide. Side parapets about 1m high with flat copings linked by pairs of bronze cramps.

Reasons for Listing

A fine utilitarian minor road bridge of the late C18 or early C19, which has retained its character.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Telpyn (partly in Llangynhafal community)
    Spanning the river Clwyd at the eastern boundary of the community approximately 1.5km E of Rhewl village.
  • II Road Bridge 100m W of Pont Telpyn
    Located to the W of Pont Telpyn approximately 1.4km E of Rhewl village; formerly spanning a tributary of the river Clwyd.
  • II Former Mill at Melin-y-Wern
    Located at the NW boundary of the community approximately 100m SW of Melin-y-Wern; accessed via a track running SW froma lane leading off the B 5429.
  • II Glan Clwyd
    Located approximately 1km NE of the village of Rhewl at the eastern boundary of the community; accessed via a drive running NE off a lane leading NW from Pont Telpyn.
  • II T-shaped Agricultural Complex at Plas-y-Ward
    Partly enclosing a farmyard 100m NW of Plas-y-Ward.
  • II Plas-y-Ward
    Located towards the eastern boundary of the community, approximately 1.6km E of the village of Rhewl; accessed via a tree-lined drive running E from a lane approaching from the former railway.
  • II Barn at Plas-y-Ward
    Located approximately 100m W of Plas-y-Ward, enclosing the main farmyard on the S side.
  • II Llanychan Old Rectory
    To south of B5429, 1 km south-east of Llanychan Church

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