HER(450): Tyne Roman bridge

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Pons Aelius


  • Description

    "It is generally agreed that the name Pons Aelius applies to the fort of Newcastle, and indicates the existence of a bridge across the Tyne. In 1872, during the construction of the Swing Bridge, J.C. Bruce identified two piers of this Roman bridge directly beneath the medieval and 18th century piers. This identification is now disputed on the grounds that he probably saw just the remains of the medieval bridge and, though the existence of a Roman bridge is accepted, its location remains uncertain...."
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    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/smr/450
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years, 9 months ago
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