Cefn Coed - Stone Viaduct - Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 51° 45.501 W 003° 24.361
30U E 471976 N 5734239
Quick Description: The Cefn Coed Stone Viaduct was built in 1866 to carry the Brecon and Merthyr Railway across the Cwm Taf River, North of Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/17/2012 4:27:06 AM
Waymark Code: WME0D7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
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Long Description:
The Cefn Coed Viaduct was built on a curve best appreciated from the air.
The stone bridge has 15 arches at a height of 115ft above the Cwm Taf.
Its now a used as a pedestrian footpath, cycle route and part of the Taff Trail, from Cardiff to Brecon.

Web link :- (visit link)
Physical Location (city, county, etc.): Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil, Wales

Road, Highway, Street, etc.: Taff Trail ( Cardiff to Brecon)

Water or other terrain spanned: Afon Taff Fawr Valley & Cwm Taf River.

Architect/Builder: unknown

Construction Date: 1866

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