Bridges (11 articles found in this category)


Barton Aqueduct

Aqueduct, designed by James Brindley and opened on 17 July 1761, which carried the Bridgewater Canal over the River Irwell at Barton-upon-Irwell, in the historic county of Lancashire, England.

Barton Swing Aqueduct

Aqueduct in Barton upon Irwell, Greater Manchester, England carrying the Bridgewater Canal across the Manchester Ship Canal, opened in 1894.

Brig o’ Doon

Late medieval bridge in Ayrshire, Scotland, best known as the setting for the final verse of Robert Burns’s poem Tam o’ Shanter.

Hanging Bridge

Medieval structure spanning the Hanging Ditch, which connected the rivers Irk and Irwell in Manchester, England, part of the city’s medieval defences.

Hulme Arch Bridge

Bridge in Hulme, Manchester, England, supporting Stretford Road as it passes over Princess Road, part of the regeneration of that area of Manchester.

Mathematical Bridge

Footbridge across the River Cam in Cambridge, England, connecting two parts of Queens’ College, built using seven shorter lengths of straight timber to form an arch.

Ordish–Lefeuvre system

Early form of suspension bridge design.

Stanley Ferry Aqueduct

World’s largest cast-iron aqueduct when it was built between 1837 and 1839.

Tickle Cock Bridge

Pedestrian underpass in Castleford, England, under a railway line originally built by the York and North Midland Railway between York and Normanton.

Warburton Toll Bridge

Privately owned statutory tolled undertaking which incorporates a public highway road length, one of the few remaining pre-motorway toll bridges in the UK.