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General Information

Completion: 8 June 1827
Status: demolished

Project Type

Structure: Arch bridge
Swing bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Wooden bridge

Location

Location: , , , ,
Crossed:
  • Teign River
Replaced by: Shaldon Bridge (1931)
Coordinates: 50° 32' 39.53" N    3° 30' 36.37" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

length 1 671 ft
number of arches 34

Materials

arches wood

Chronology

1824

The Teignmouth and Shaldon Bridge Company is established to raise money to build a toll bridge across the River Teign.

8 June 1827

Opening.

1926

An Act of Parliament is passed to widen and strengthen the bridge due to an increase in traffic.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20007927
  • Published on:
    29/01/2003
  • Last updated on:
    28/05/2021