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LECKWITH NEW BRIDGE AND VIADUCT, LECKWITH, CARDIFF

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NPRN 307689

Map Reference ST17NE

Grid Reference ST15927523

Unitary (Local) Authority The Vale of Glamorgan

Old County Glamorgan

Community Canton

Type of Site ROAD BRIDGE

Broad Class TRANSPORT

Period 20th Century, Modern

Site Description A bridge across the River Ely was here as early as 1536: Leckwith Old Bridge (NPRN 24126), a three-arch stone bridge, still stands but alongside it, taking the present traffic, is a reinforced concrete single arch opened on 17 April 1935 by the then Minister of Transport Leslie Hore-Belisha. A concrete viaduct continues the road on the south side on to the hillside.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 04 June 2010.

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