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Bridge on drive at Llantarnam Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantarnam, Torfaen

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Latitude: 51.6299 / 51°37'47"N

Longitude: -2.9991 / 2°59'56"W

OS Eastings: 330944

OS Northings: 192818

OS Grid: ST309928

Mapcode National: GBR J5.8JBN

Mapcode Global: VH7B5.Y9WB

Entry Name: Bridge on drive at Llantarnam Abbey

Listing Date: 30 September 2003

Last Amended: 30 September 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81860

Location: Situated approximately 200m SW of the house at Llantarnam Abbey crossing the Dowlais Brook.

County: Torfaen

Town: Cwmbran

Community: Llantarnam

Community: Llantarnam

Locality: Llantarnam Abbey

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Bridge of the earlier C19, over Dowlais brook, probably contemporary with the remodelling of the house in 1834-6 by T.H. Wyatt for R.J. Blewitt.


Road bridge over stream, tooled sandstone. Each side has single arch with panelled cusped ashlar spandrels and grotesque mask keystone to segmental arch. Moulded string course broken forward over keystone, high parapet and roll-moulded coping. Parapet ends are turned out to octagonal end piers with parapet roll-moulding scrolled out on caps.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an attractive estate bridge of the earlier C19.

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