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Latitude: 51.7938 / 51°47'37"N
Longitude: -3.3651 / 3°21'54"W
OS Eastings: 305948
OS Northings: 211456
OS Grid: SO059114
Mapcode National: GBR YQ.Y1YJ
Mapcode Global: VH6CR.M5BP
Entry Name: Pont Sticill (also known as Pontsticill Bridge)
Listing Date: 17 December 1998
Last Amended: 16 June 2003
Source ID: 81194
Building Class: Transport
Location: NE of Pontsticill village and adjacent to the Water Treatment Works below Pontsticill Reservoir.
County: Merthyr Tydfil
Town: Merthyr Tydfil
Community: Vaynor (Y Faenor)
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
The bridge which gave name to the village. Datestone 1825 inscribed DI; one of a number of such bridges on the mountain road and pass between Pontsticill and Talybont probably resulting from road improvements associated with the development of the Brecknock and Abergavenny canal. This bridge carried the main road across the Taf Fechan river.
Single span river bridge with a slightly asymmetrical segmental arch. Built of stone rubble with dressed
stone voussoirs and keystone, low parapet with flat coping defined by a string course on the outer face
splayed approaches and abutments, tiered to SW. Some unsympathetic rebuilding of N parapet and
Listed as an early C19 bridge, one of a group on this route.
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