ROMAN BRIDGE REMAINS

Site Details



NPRN
23835
Map Reference
SH85SW
Grid Reference
SH80675292
Unitary (Local) Authority
Conwy
Old County
Caernarfonshire
Community
Bro Machno
Type of Site
BRIDGE
Broad Class
Transport
Period
Post Medieval?

Site Description

1. (East of Pont-y-Pandy, over Avon Machno). 16th or 17th century. Packhorse bridge. Segmental arch. Masonry of roadway and spandrils removed down to arch ring.

2. Probably C17 but said to have Roman origins. Picturesque single-arched rubble masonry bridge, span circa 8 metres width circa 3 metres. Vertical abutments of flat slabs with splayed sides. Upper masonry removed down to arch ring. Some cobbles remain on decking.
(Source: Cadw listing description, Site File DE/Domestic/SH85SW)
J Hill 22/06/2004

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