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Union Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1819
Completion: 16 July 1820
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Chain suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Iron bridge

Location

Location: , ,
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Crosses:
  • Tweed River
Coordinates: 55° 45' 9.19" N    2° 6' 24.23" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

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.

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Participants

Construction
(role unknown)

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000162
  • Date created
    24/04/1999
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016