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Pont y Glascoed

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansilin, Powys

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Latitude: 52.84 / 52°50'24"N

Longitude: -3.1685 / 3°10'6"W

OS Eastings: 321390

OS Northings: 327584

OS Grid: SJ213275

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y.T4TZ

Mapcode Global: WH78Q.9WG4

Plus Code: 9C4RRRRJ+2J

Entry Name: Pont y Glascoed

Listing Date: 25 September 2003

Last Amended: 25 September 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81913

Building Class: Transport

ID on this website: 300081913

Location: Over the Cynllaith about 400 m west of Glascoed.

County: Powys

Community: Llansilin

Community: Llansilin

Traditional County: Denbighshire

Tagged with: Bridge Road bridge

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Probably a C17/C18 parish or hundred bridge, adopted and improved as a County bridge; its proximity suggests in origin it may be contemporary with Glascoed (early C17).


A bridge of two arches, each of about 4 m span, in local stonework. Cutwater on the north side. The common masonry is slightly corbelled out from the voussoirs.

The carriageway is about 5 m wide with orthostat parapets about 900 mm high, terminating in a pier at each corner.

Reasons for Listing

A minor bridge of vernacular character, unusual in being a two-arch design; parapets characteristic of the county bridges of Thomas Penson.

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