Arundel Bridge - Queen Street, Arundel, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 50° 51.216 W 000° 33.168
30U E 672248 N 5636398
Quick Description: There has been a bridge crossing the River Arun, at this location, from the 12th century. The current bridge only dates back to 1935 when it was re-built.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/25/2015 2:53:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMPVFY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:

The bridge spans the River Arun in a north west/south east direction with Arundel town centre being on the north west side of the bridge. The bridge is built from re-inforced concrete and is faced with sandstone. It has three arches with the centre arch being the main navigable channel below the bridge. The road is two-laned with a pedestrian footpath on either side. There is also parking spaces available on the north east side of the bridge. A bronze date plaque is attached to the centre of the bridge on the south west side (see photos). The bridge is used for local traffic as a larger bridge on the Arundel by-pass has been built about 600 metres down stream.

The height of the river can be seen at the Environment Agency website.

Length of bridge: 40 m

Height of bridge: Varies with tide level

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Vehicle and pedestrian

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
River Arun


Date constructed: 1935

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Queen Street

Location:
Arundel, West Suusex


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