Pont Cysylltan  Denbighshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Pont Cysylltan like this:

PONT-CYSYLLTAN, an aqueduct of the Ellesmerecanal over the river Dee, in the S of Denbigh; 4 miles E of Llangollen. It was constructed by Telford in 1795-1805, at a cost of £47,018; it has 19 arches; and it is1,007 feet long, 12 feet broad, and 126 feet high. A railway viaduct of 9 arches, and 1, 531 feet long, isnear it.

Additional information about this locality is available for Llangollen

Pont Cysylltan through time

Pont Cysylltan is now part of Wrexham district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wrexham has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Pont Cysylltan itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pont Cysylltan, in Wrexham and Denbighshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd March 2018

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