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
Location within Ceredigion
OS grid referenceSN740727
• Cardiff90 mi (140 km)SE
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townYSTRAD MEURIG
Postcode districtSY25
Dialling code01974
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UK Parliament
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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 (also known as Pontrhydygroes, English: the bridge of the ford of the cross) is a village near Cwm Ystwyth and Pont ar Fynach (Devil's Bridge), in Ceredigion, Wales. 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 the Fron Goch mines, which mined Lead & Zinc from c.1760 until c.1903, are situated approximately ​1 34 miles (​2 34 km) north of the village.[1]

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