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Pont Llanglydwen (partly in Llanboidy Community)

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilymaenllwyd, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.9093 / 51°54'33"N

Longitude: -4.647 / 4°38'49"W

OS Eastings: 218018

OS Northings: 226724

OS Grid: SN180267

Mapcode National: GBR D0.PV9Q

Mapcode Global: VH2NN.D8NQ

Entry Name: Pont Llanglydwen (partly in Llanboidy Community)

Listing Date: 10 February 2004

Last Amended: 10 February 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82460

Location: Spanning the river Taf in the centre of the hamlet.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cilymaenllwyd

Community: Cilymaenllwyd

Locality: Llanglydwen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Road bridge over the River Taf, presumably the new bridge for which tenders were advertised and John
Thomas, the bridge surveyor for the county, was paid for the plans in 1823.


A single-span rubble-stone, double-carriageway bridge ramped to the centre. It has a wide segmental arch of narrow voussoirs, and blind roundels in the spandrels. Abutments have broad shallow pilasters flanking circular flood apertures with voussoirs and part infilled with cement render. A continuous raised band is beneath the parapet, which retains a stone coping on the downstream (S) side but is replaced in concrete on the upstream (N) side. Terminal piers have saddleback copings. On both sides are curved stone approaches with copings.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a substantial and well-designed Georgian road bridge in a style characteristic of the region.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Llanglydwen
    Situated in Llanglydwen village, partly in Cilymaenllwyd community.
  • II Church of St Cledwyn
    Approximately 500m W of Llanglydwen, on the E side of a drive leading to Dolwilym.
  • II Lychgate at St Cledwyn's Church
    At the NW entrance to St Cledwyn's churchyard.
  • II Archway to drive, Dolwilym
    About 500m W of Llanglydwen, at the entrance to the drive to Dolwilym and the parish church.
  • II Penbontbren
    Situated some 250m down disused drive to Dolwilym running W from point some 200m down lane to Login.
  • II Stable and cart house at Plas
    On the S side of the house.
  • II Y Bwthyn, Hebron Chapel
    Immediately behind, and within, the graveyard of Hebron Chapel, facing a road to Berllan-dawel Farm.
  • II Plas
    Approximately 0.9km SW of Hebron Chapel, set back from a minor road between Hebron and Efailwen.

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