Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Regional Historic Environment Record

Pont Aberffraw, Aberffraw

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 3004
Trust : Gwynedd
Community : Aberffraw
Unitary authority : Ynys Mon
NGR : SH3558068950
Site Type (preferred type first) : POST MEDIEVAL BRIDGE
Status : Scheduled Ancient Monument , Listed Building II

Description :
Pont Aberffraw was built in 1731 by Sir A. Owen. It is a rather humpbacked bridge of rubble masonry with a segmental arch which is semi-circular with pressed voussoirs set back slightly from the main wall face and a projecting key stone. <1>

Pont Aberffraw - scheduled. <2>

Blocked off to traffic by concrete posts - for pedestrian use only. Still as described above, good condition. <3>

Now used only as footbridge. <4>

As previously described except modern sculpture has been removed from the bridge and is now outside the heritage centre in the village. <5>

A single arched 18th century bridge over the Afon Ffraw. <6>

Listed Grade II. 1731. Humpbacked. Rubble. Segmental arch. Long approaches with rough parapets. Built by Sir A. Owen. <7>

Sources :
Longley, D. , 2005 , Nos 15-17 Llewelyn Street, Aberffraw: Assessment ( © GAT)
Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Monuments , 1937 , Anglesey , <1>
, 1981 , Schedule of Ancient Monuments , <2>
Thompson, D. , 1986 , PRN 3004 , <3>
Jones, S. , 1997 , Coastal Erosion Survey - Anglesey , <6>
Jervoise, E. , 1936 , The Ancient Bridges of Wales and Western England , <12>
Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Monuments , 1999 , RC Buildings Records , <7>

Events :
42643 : An 101 Fmw Site Visit (year : 1986)
42644 : An 101 Fmw Site Visit (year : 1991)
40362 : Coastal Erosion Survey: Anglesey (year : 1997)
42645 : Prn 3004 Gat Site Visit (year : 1986)
40687 : Nos 15/17 Llewelyn Street, Aberffraw (year : 2005)

Related PRNs : 23722

Compiled date : 06-04-1987


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