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Pont Aberhiriarth

A Grade II Listed Building in Glantwymyn, Powys

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Latitude: 52.648 / 52°38'52"N

Longitude: -3.709 / 3°42'32"W

OS Eastings: 284475

OS Northings: 306960

OS Grid: SH844069

Mapcode National: GBR 98.67FH

Mapcode Global: WH689.0P2T

Entry Name: Pont Aberhiriarth

Listing Date: 5 August 2004

Last Amended: 5 August 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83039

Location: The bridge carries the A470 over a stream, mid-way between Cwm Llinau and Cemmaes.

County: Powys

Community: Glantwymyn

Community: Glantwymyn

Locality: Cwm Llinau

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Probably late C18-early C19, and associated with Aberhiriarth Hall, a classical-style house now altered, to the SW.


Single-span bridge constructed of large blocks of coursed grey stone; high round arch of stone voussoirs with raised keystone and impost band; flush spandrels. String course to random stone parapets with have replaced flat capstones. Splayed ends with square end piers which rise slightly higher than the parapets and have shallow pyramidal capstones. Rubble stone wall continuing to SE.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine, though small, classical-style road bridge.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Glan-afon
    Located immediately N of the churchyard, and reached from a driveway which curves round from the N leading to a parking area. A small stone range containing a stable is immediately to the W of the ho
  • II Church of St Tydecho
    Set in a roughly circular churchyard at the N end of the village.
  • II Capel Sammah with attached forecourt railings and Ty Capel
    Situated on the S side of the minor road through Cwm Llinau some 150m E of the A470.
  • II Gorffwysfa including attached railings
    Set back slightly from the main road and immediately S of the entrance to the churchyard.
  • II Brithonfa
    Set back from the main road 0.4km S of the church, its S gable end bordering a narrow lane.
  • II Gribin
    Located approximately 1.1km NE of Cemmaes village, and reached by narrow lanes running E from its centre.
  • II Farm building at Gribin
    Located immediately S of the farmhouse.
  • II War Memorial
    Bordering the main road and in front of the former school house.

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