Pont-rhyd-y-groes

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Pont-rhyd-y-groes
  • Welsh: Pont-rhyd-y-groes
Pont-Rhyd-y-groes-by-OLU.jpg
Pont-Rhyd-y-groes, the bridge over the Ystwyth.
Pont-rhyd-y-groes is located in Ceredigion
Pont-rhyd-y-groes
Pont-rhyd-y-groes
Pont-rhyd-y-groes shown within Ceredigion
OS grid reference SN740727
• Cardiff 90 mi (140 km)SE
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Post town YSTRAD MEURIG
Postcode district SY25
Dialling code 01974
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Ceredigion
52°20′17″N 3°50′57″W / 52.338163°N 3.849038°W / 52.338163; -3.849038Coordinates: 52°20′17″N 3°50′57″W / 52.338163°N 3.849038°W / 52.338163; -3.849038

Pont-rhyd-y-groes (English: the bridge of the ford of the cross, also Pontrhydygroes) is a village in Ceredigion, Wales located near Cwm Ystwyth and Pont ar Fynach. The village takes its name from the bridge (Welsh: pont) and (earlier) ford (Welsh: rhyd) over the River Ystwyth.

The area used to be dominated by the mining industry, in particular by the Lisburnes. The miners' bridge across the Ystwyth gorge and the waterfall have been rebuilt.

The remnants of Fron Ceilliau Lead & Zinc Mine are situated about two miles from Pont-rhyd-y-groes.[1]

References

  1. ^ Fron Goch Mine

External links

Media related to Pont-rhyd-y-groes at Wikimedia Commons

  • Jenkinson's Practical Guide to North Wales
  • www.geograph.co.uk : Photos of Pont rhyd y groes and surrounding area


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