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Bangor Bridge

A Scheduled Monument in Bangor Is-y-coed (Bangor Is-coed), Wrexham (Wrecsam)

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0028 / 53°0'10"N

Longitude: -2.9136 / 2°54'49"W

OS Eastings: 338786

OS Northings: 345442

OS Grid: SJ387454

Mapcode National: GBR 79.GSWK

Mapcode Global: WH896.6STC

Entry Name: Bangor Bridge

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3781

Cadw Legacy ID: FL017

Schedule Class: Transport

Category: Bridge

Period: Medieval

County: Wrexham (Wrecsam)

Community: Bangor Is-y-coed (Bangor Is-coed)

Built-Up Area: Bangor-on-Dee

Traditional County: Flintshire

Description

The monument consists of the remains of a bridge, dating to the medieval or post-medieval period. The bridge has five elliptical arches, with parapets carried over the arches on each side making eight triangular recesses for foot passengers.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of xmedieval or post-medieval construction techniques and transportation systems. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structure itself may be expected to contain archaeological information concerning chronology and building techniques. The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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