Le vieux pont - Bessines sur Gartempe - France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
N 46° 06.880 E 001° 22.257
31T E 374120 N 5108078
Quick Description: Vieux pont en pierre sur la Gartempe Old stone bridge on the Gartempe
Location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Date Posted: 9/24/2018 2:00:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMZ7T8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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"Pont gothique du XIIIe siècle à 3 arches ogivales qui enjambe la Gartempe (passage de la route royale). Il fut élargi pour permettre le croisement des troupeaux et charrettes, puis, des refuges et un parapet ont été créés."

"13th century gothic bridge with 3 pointed arches that crosses the Gartempe (crossing the royal road) .It was enlarged to allow the crossing of herds and carts, then shelters and a parapet were created."
Date Built: 13th century

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This category is focused only to original Gothic architecture, not to pseudo-Gothic, neo-Gothic or Gothic Revival. You can not find this kind of architecture outside of "Old World", moreover this architecture appeared in ca XIIth century (early Gothic) and the last buildings are from cca XVIth (late Gothic) century...

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