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DOLAUHIRION BRIDGE

Site Details



NPRN 23969

Map Reference SN73NE

Grid Reference SN76223609

Unitary (Local) Authority Carmarthenshire

Old County Carmarthenshire

Community Llandovery

Type of Site BRIDGE

Broad Class TRANSPORT

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Dolauhirion Bridge dates from 1773 and is attributed to William Edwards. It is a stone bridge with an 83 ft. span and 12 ft. carriageway at the crown. The bridge has a plain segmental arch and stone parapets.
It has been recognised as one of the 12 most beautiful bridges in the world.
(source Os495card; SN73NE9)
J.Wiles 22.03.02

This bridge also lies within the community of Cilycwm and was upgraded to LB1 status in resurvey of that same community.
(Source CADW listed buildings database)
J Hill 19.09.2003

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