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Pont Melin Rug

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cynwyd, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9807 / 52°58'50"N

Longitude: -3.4157 / 3°24'56"W

OS Eastings: 305046

OS Northings: 343529

OS Grid: SJ050435

Mapcode National: GBR 6M.JBSG

Mapcode Global: WH780.HBPS

Entry Name: Pont Melin Rug

Listing Date: 20 October 1966

Last Amended: 28 January 2004

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82411

Location: Carries the A5 over the River Alwen approx. 2 km W of Corwen.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Cynwyd

Community: Cynwyd

Locality: Plas Ucha

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Probably built in the early C18 and similar in style to the local bridges over the River Dee at Corwen, Carrog and Cynwyd.

Exterior

See Record Number 673 in the Corwen community for full description.

Reasons for Listing

Listed grade II* as a very fine example of a masonry bridge, one of an important series of river bridges in the area from the late C17-early C18.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Pon Melin Rug Bridge
    Carries the A5 road over the River Alwen 2km approx. W of Corwen.
  • II Entrance Gates at Rug
    At the main entrance to the estate from the A5.
  • II Plas Isaf
    Located down a short track off the W side of a lane which runs from Cynwyd to Melin Rug and approximately 0.5km from Pont Melin Rug.
  • II Ice House in the grounds at Rug
    Built into the motte towards the SW of the lake.
  • II Penlan Fawr
    To the east of and below the lane that leaves the A494 at Druid, 1km approx. from the junction with the main A5 road.
  • II* Rug
    In parkland on the N side of the A5, 3km approx. W of Corwen.
  • II Gate in Garden at Rug
    Aligned with the main entrance of the house, at the boundary of garden and park.
  • I Plas Ucha
    Located off the W side of a lane which runs N from Cynwyd to Melin Rug. The front faces S, the ground sloping downhill to the E.

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