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Old Bridge, Huntingon

Old Bridge, Huntingdon

History of the Old Bridge, Huntingdon

Listed building:

Circa 1300 but repaired over the centuries. Of stone throughout, with 6 pointed arches with cutwaters and refuges on both sides. There is a band of trefoil decoration in the form of corbelling over 2 arches these are probably the most ancient part of the bridge. A fine and famous example of a medieval bridge. The 3rd arch was replaced by a drawbridge during the Civil War.

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