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Puente Nuevo

General Information

Beginning of works: 1759
Completion: 1785
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Vaulted arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Masonry bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Guadalevín River
Coordinates: 36° 44' 26.42" N    5° 9' 56.85" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

height 98 m

Materials

arches stone

Notes

An Arabic legend says that those architects that built a great building must die, so that they couldn't built any other greater work. A local legend says that Juan Martín Aldehuela the designer of this bridge committed suicide as he finished this bridge.

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Participants

Architecture
(role unknown)

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20004311
  • Date created
    24/07/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016