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Pont Tai-Hirion Old Bridge

A Scheduled Monument in Llanycil, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9424 / 52°56'32"N

Longitude: -3.782 / 3°46'55"W

OS Eastings: 280345

OS Northings: 339817

OS Grid: SH803398

Mapcode National: GBR 64.LRRJ

Mapcode Global: WH66W.W96N

Entry Name: Pont Tai-Hirion Old Bridge

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 543

Cadw Legacy ID: ME028

Schedule Class: Transport

Category: Bridge

Period: Post Medieval/Modern

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanycil

Traditional County: Merionethshire

Description

A bridge over the Afon Tai-Hirion, spanning 5 m and 2.9 m wide. Low stone slabs line the two edges of the bridge. It has a single arch of 3 m, and a single arch-ring, the keystones of which are visible across the top of the bridge.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of post medieval transport. 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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