Pont-Rhyd-y-groes, the bridge over the Ystwyth.
|OS grid reference|
|• Cardiff||90 mi (140 km)SE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||YSTRAD MEURIG|
|Fire||Mid and West Wales|
|Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament|
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.
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
- Description of the Fron Goch Mine from a book by David Bick
- Description of the Fron Goch Mine on www.aditnow.co.uk
- Description of the Fron Goch Mine on coflein.gov.uk
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