Barwon River Bridge, Winchelsea, Vic, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 38° 14.506 E 143° 59.454
54H E 761756 N 5763128
Quick Description: A stone arch bridge over the Barwon River
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 9/8/2019 3:27:55 AM
Waymark Code: WM118QP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
Views: 1

Long Description:
The bluestone Barwon River Bridge of three span arches at Winchelsea was erected in 1867 replacing an earlier timber structure dating from 1849. The bridge was officially opened by Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, on 3rd December 1867.
The Barwon River Bridge is still in regular use as a pedestrian and cycle crossing of the river A new reinforced concrete structure is located beside the old bluestone bridge.
Physical Location (city, county, etc.): Winchelsea

Road, Highway, Street, etc.: Princes Hwy

Water or other terrain spanned: Barwon River

Architect/Builder: James Sinclair

Construction Date: December 1867

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