UNION SUSPENSION BRIDGE (THAT PART IN ENGLAND) - List Entry

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    "...The Union Suspension Bridge was erected on behalf of the Berwick and North Durham Turnpike Trust and opened on 26 July 1820. Spanning the River Tweed (the county and national boundary between Scotland and England), it was the first road suspension bridge in Britain and is the oldest still in use as such. For six years it had the longest span in the world, equal to a rope bridge in Tibet, until surpassed by the Menai Bridge..."
  • Owner

    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1042214
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 11 months ago
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