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Waterloo Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9932 / 51°59'35"N

Longitude: -3.7931 / 3°47'35"W

OS Eastings: 276979

OS Northings: 234263

OS Grid: SN769342

Mapcode National: GBR Y4.JPR3

Mapcode Global: VH5F3.65LD

Entry Name: Waterloo Bridge

Listing Date: 18 June 2004

Last Amended: 18 June 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82912

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated some 100m S of High Street, carrying lane to Myddfai over Afon Bran

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llandovery (Llanymddyfri)

Community: Llandovery

Built-Up Area: Llandovery

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Road bridge over river Bran said to be dated 1842 and built by Thomas Thomas of Llandovery according to inscription on now eroded coping stone. Thomas is recorded until c.1856 as a stone mason and beer retailer at the Bridge End Inn. Bridge Street was known as Mill Lane in 1830s.

Exterior

Road bridge, cut grey limestone and rubble stone, single broad shallow arch between raised abutments. The arch is of grey stone with long stone voussoirs dying into horizontal channelled rustication. Rubble stone parapets with stone slab copings.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a handsome single-arched bridge with notable rusticated stonework.

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