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Stone Bridge over Afon Cadnant

A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1421 / 53°8'31"N

Longitude: -4.2567 / 4°15'23"W

OS Eastings: 249155

OS Northings: 362931

OS Grid: SH491629

Mapcode National: GBR 5J.64GL

Mapcode Global: WH43F.L970

Entry Name: Stone Bridge over Afon Cadnant

Listing Date: 2 May 2006

Last Amended: 2 May 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87487

Location: About 1.5km east of castle. Carries old road now footpath, over Afon Cadnant, near A4086

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Built-Up Area: Caernarfon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Probably late C18; the bridge is next to a ford, and is very narrow (1 metre), and will have been built as an improvement to aid crossing of river by packhorses and pedestrians.


Stone single-arched bridge. Voussoirs with arch ring. Long stone abutments to approaches. Low parapet with stone coping (some missing on S side).

Reasons for Listing

A well-preserved and attractive C18 stone bridge.

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