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OLD MONNOW BRIDGE, MONMOUTH, AND THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY BRIDGE AT LLANRWST

OLD MONNOW BRIDGE, MONMOUTH, AND THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY BRIDGE AT LLANRWST

The outstanding feature of Monnow Bridge (bottom) across the Monnow at Monmouth is the thirteenth century gateway that still remains at one end of it. Once this famous old bridge was no wider than its gateway, but that was sufficient for the packhorses and hand carts which constituted its only traffic Inigo Jones's bridge across the Conway at Llanrwst in North Wales was built to connect the counties of Carnarvon and Denbigh, and is markedly light and graceful in construction It dates from about 1636.

Other pictures from Bridges, Quaint and Historical


NATURE'S "SUSPENSION" BRIDGE

SINGLE STONE ARCH IN THE WYCOLLAR VALLEY, AND THE PACK HORSE BRIDGE FROM HAYFIELD TO EDALE

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