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PONT SPWDWR (SPUDDER'S BRIDGE)

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 60831
Trust : Dyfed
Community : Trimsaran
Unitary authority : Carmarthenshire
NGR : SN4339205879
Site Type (preferred type first) : POST MEDIEVAL Bridge
Status : Listed Building II*

Summary :
Spudders bridge is a stone built six arched bridge with an elongated causeway on the NW side.
It is now closed to traffic and alongside the new bridge carrying the Kidwelly, Trimsaran road.


Description :
Grade II* listed bridge
Spudders bridge is a stone built six arched bridge with an elongated causeway on the NW side.
It is 123 metres long. Averaging 2.50 m. 2.80 m. wide.
Four refuges on each side 1.70 m. deep and 3.20 m. to 3.70m. wide.
From the NW end to the highest point is 80 metres and has four arches 3 small, one large. These are at meadow level and usually dry, but on the day of visit after heavy rain they had water passing under.
From the high point to the SE end is 43 metres and has two arches, the river flows through these all the time.
It is now closed to traffic and alongside the new bridge carrying the Kidwelly, Trimsaran road.
P. Nicholas November 2011





Sources :
Nicholas, P , 2011 , Spudders Bridge Photographic Survey

Events :
102611 : SPUDDERS BRIDGE (year : 2012)

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Compiled date : 15-07-2006


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