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CONWY ROAD BRIDGE, FORMER A55, CONWY

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NPRN 85483

Map Reference SH77NE

Grid Reference SH7848977526

Unitary (Local) Authority Conwy

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Conwy

Type of Site ROAD BRIDGE

Broad Class TRANSPORT

Period 20th Century, Modern

Site Description Single-arched steel road bridge of 1958 carrying the former A55 trunk road (nprn 403728) over the Afon Conwy; faced with stone on the north side to harmonise with nearby Conwy Castle (nprn 121). The bridge was constructed to supersede Telford's adjacent suspension bridge of 1826 (nprn 43083) and has itself been superseded by a road tunnel (nprn 409064) under the estuary opened in 1991.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 09 September 1996.

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