Arundel Bridge - 1935 - 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 with a bronze plaque attached.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/25/2015 3:08:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMPVG0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 1

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.

Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.: 1935 (MCMXXXV)

Date stone, plaque location.: Centre of bridge on south west parapet

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

Parking (safe parking location): N 50° 51.222 W 000° 33.165

Website (if available): Not listed

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