Full Report for Listed Buildings
Summary Description of a Listed Buildings
Date of Designation
Date of Amendment
Name of Property
Llangynidr Bridge (partly in Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine community)
Impressively-sited spanning the River Usk on the B4560 in Lower Llangynidr.
Erected c1700 and replacing an earlier bridge 500m upstream. A bridge of similar style and date is nearby at Crickhowell .
High single-carriageway road bridge of rubble stone with 6 segmental arches, curved into the current and ramped towards the centre. V-shaped cutwaters rise to full height of the parapet and define refuges. The parapet has plain copings and on S side is curved outwards at the ends above corbelled stone.
Reason for designation
Listed Grade I as an especially fine example of an early road bridge, together with Crickhowell amongst the best in Wales.
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