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Abbey Bridge (Haddington)

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Abbey Bridge
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From:  Amisfield
To:  Stevenson Mains
East Lothian
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East Lothian
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This article is about Abbey Bridge over the River Tyne near Haddington.
For other Abbey Bridges, see Abbey Bridge

Abbey Bridge is a historic stone arch bridge crossing the River Tyne a little to the east of Haddington. It is thought to have been built in the early 16th Century, although it could be late 15th Century. There are three pointed arches, with ribs beneath, although only the southern span crosses the river itself, the other two acting as flood arches on the north bank. The west side of the bridge shows signs of repairs at some time, although some are thought to predate the 1870 datestone. The bridge is still open to traffic, albeit single track and on a minor road.

Abbey Bridge (Haddington)
Crossings of the Scottish River Tyne
Pathhead Bridge • Spilmersford Bridge • Waterloo Bridge • Nungate Bridge • Victoria Bridge • Abbey Bridge • A1 Bridge (East Linton) • East Linton Bypass Bridge • East Linton Bridge • Tyninghame Bridge

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