Maidstone Gyratory Bridge - 1879 - Broadway, Maidstone, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 16.309 E 000° 31.081
31U E 326871 N 5682978
Quick Description: The Maidstone gyratory is an arrangement of roads that carries traffic in a clockwise direction along both banks of the River Medway and crosses the river twice. The south east bridge is a stone arch bridge that opened in August 1879.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/18/2016 3:05:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMR6QR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 1

Long Description:

The stone bridge has three arches that carry the road across the River Medway. The bridge carries four lanes of traffic in a south west direction and has a footpath on each side.

There are various inscriptions at the corners of the bridge. The inscription at the west corner reads:

Opened August 6 1879
Charles Ellis - Mayor
Edward Hoar - Clerk

The inscription at the south corner reads:

T F Bunting - Borough Surveyor
Holloway Bros London Ltd - Contractors

The inscription at the east corner reads:

Sir Joseph Bazalgette CB - Engineer
William Webster - Contractor

Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.: Opened August 1879

Date stone, plaque location.: West corner of the bridge

Road, body of water, land feature, etc. that the bridge spans.: River Medway

Website (if available): Not listed

Parking (safe parking location): Not Listed

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