Gaol Ferry Bridge - Bristol, England
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NH82
N 51° 26.752 W 002° 35.967
30U E 527836 N 5699484
Quick Description: A pedestrian suspension bridge crossing River Avon in Bristol, built in 1934-5.
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/6/2019 2:28:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM10126
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
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Long Description:
Gaol Ferry Bridge was built in 1935, over the New Cut of the River Avon (work started on creating the diversion in 1804). The bridge replaced the Wapping Gaol Ferry which took passengers across the river for half a penny, 10,000 passengers a week. The bridge was built by David Rowell and Company.

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It is a hanging suspension bridge, built of steel. Its total length is 46 metres.

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Usage: Bicycle

Length: 46 m / 190 ft

Date Completed: Not listed

WWW: Not listed

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