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HOLT BRIDGE;FARNDON BRIDGE, HOLT, WREXHAM

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NPRN 24043

Map Reference SJ45SW

Grid Reference SJ41165439

Unitary (Local) Authority Wrexham

Old County Denbighshire

Community Holt

Type of Site BRIDGE

Broad Class TRANSPORT

Period Medieval

Site Description 1. Late medieval. Stone. 8 segmental arches. 8 cutwaters and recesses each side. Chamfered arch rings. Ancient Monument.

2. Probably C15 or C16, although mention of an earlier bridge on or near this site in a trial of 1368. Constructed of local red sandstone. 8 segmental arches over the River Dee, separated on both sides by prominent pointed cutwaters. Narrow, single carriageway, spanning c84m.
(Source CADW listed buildings database)
J Hill 26.09.2003

See Booth 2000 (AC146), 109-116.

Associated with medival & later borough (Nprn33090).

RCAHMW AP94-CS 1503-6
RCAHMW AP945163/41, 45

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