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Pont Llanychan

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangynhafal, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.147 / 53°8'49"N

Longitude: -3.3268 / 3°19'36"W

OS Eastings: 311354

OS Northings: 361918

OS Grid: SJ113619

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.5NCY

Mapcode Global: WH778.V5Z8

Entry Name: Pont Llanychan

Listing Date: 30 July 2002

Last Amended: 30 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26801

Building Class: Transport

Location: Carrying the Llanychan to Llanynys road over the River Clwyd, about 200m 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 12m in local limestone. Voussoirs narrow, about 0.6m deep; thin corbelled course on extrados; main masonry axe-dressed and informally coursed. Similar parapet above a thin string course. The bridge sides and parapets turn out at all 4corners. Carriageway about 5m wide. Side parapets about 0.8m high with flat copings linked by pairs of iron 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 Llanychan (partly in Llangynhafal community)
    Spanning the river Clwyd at the eastern boundary of the community, some 200m W of St Hychan's church.
  • II* Church of St Hychan
    At the west side of the B5429, north of the turning to Pont Llanychan. The churchyard is rounded at the north but is otherwise square.
  • 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 Llanychan Old Rectory
    To south of B5429, 1 km south-east of Llanychan Church
  • II Walled Avenue with part of Garden Wall at Plas-yn-rhos
    At the entrance to Plas-yn-rhos.
  • II Plas-yn-rhos Old Farmhouse
    At east side of the B5429 about 1km south of the village of Gellifor. The house is approached through a shorth walled drive, the right wall of which was part of a walled garden. In the south face of t
  • 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 Pont Telpyn
    Carrying a minor road over the River Clwyd, about 1km south of St Hychan's church.

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