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Union Bridge

Union Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Chain suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Built: 1819 - 1820
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, North East England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Crosses
  • Tweed River
Coordinates: 55° 45' 9.00" N    2° 6' 24.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 110 m
deck width 5.5 m

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 6 449

Materials

deck wrought iron
chains wrought iron

Chronology

August 1819

Beginning of construction.

16 July 1820

Opening to the public.

Participants

(role unknown)

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000162
  • Date created
    24/04/1999
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014