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Llawhaden Bridge

A Scheduled Monument in Llawhaden (Llanhuadain), Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8207 / 51°49'14"N

Longitude: -4.795 / 4°47'42"W

OS Eastings: 207463

OS Northings: 217254

OS Grid: SN074172

Mapcode National: GBR CT.WF9B

Mapcode Global: VH2NY.THXM

Entry Name: Llawhaden Bridge

Scheduled Date: 16 September 1926

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 481

Cadw Legacy ID: PE023

Schedule Class: Transport

Category: Bridge

Period: Medieval

County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)

Community: Llawhaden (Llanhuadain)

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

Description

The monument consists of the remains of a bridge, dating to the medieval or post-medieval period and measures 15ft wide and 45yds long, with 3 high semi-circular arches springing from water level. There is a 4th small arch over the mill stream on west side.

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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