Swans on the River Brue

Victoria Road Bridge - Canal Bridge No.1

       
Bridge Name:   Victoria Road Bridge - Canal Bridge No.1
No.:   3
Location:   Bridgwater
Build Date:   1837 -1841 - widened 1931
Engineer:   James Maddicks
     
       
Description:    
Public road bridge. Constructed of brick with a single elliptical arch with stone keystone.Built on the canal extension from Huntworth to Bristol Docks. The bridge has been widened in 1931. Plaque on parapet reads:
BOROUGH of BRIDGWATER
THIS BRIDGE WAS OPENED
BY
ALDERMAN F.OSWALD SIMMONS MAYOR
On October 22nd 1931
H.BEDAL R.A.WATSON M.I.W &
TOWN CLERK BOROUGH ENGINEER
CONTRACTOR E.IRELAND BATH
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