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Name Bradford-on-Avon
Owner Wiltshire County Council - Bridge No C6/39
History Bradford-on-Avon grew at the "broad ford" across the Avon
Date of first bridge not known. The eastern end has two 13th century arches ribbed and pointed.
Arches on western end are semi-circular and date from when the bridge was widened in 1769 On eastern end, southern side there is a small, square in plan, building that dates from 17th century
The building was a 'lock-up' that may have replaced a chapel It may also have been used as a toll house
When 14th century
Where Near Bath, England
Latitude N 51 20' 49"
Latitude W 02 15' 3.5"
Bridges the River Avon Links Bath & Bristol with Salisbury, Westbury, Warminster & Trowbridge
Overall type Masonry Arch
Width 7.8 m.
Length ~ 55 m.
Spans 9 spans of 4.3 m. to 4.9 m.
Piers Pier width 1.6 m. to 2.8 m.
Materials Stone
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