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Bigsweir Bridge

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Bigsweir Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
Bigsweir Bridge and the River Wye - Geograph - 86306.jpg
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Monmouthshire • Gloucestershire
Highway Authority
Monmouthshire • Gloucestershire
Opening Date
Additional Information
List No:  1186622  (Grade II*)
List No:  24916  (Grade II*)
Bridge Type:  Iron Arch
Length:  50m (164 ft 1 in)
Engineer:  Charles Hollis
On road(s)
Crossings related to the A466

Bigsweir Bridge is a bridge on the A466 crossing the River Wye and the England/Wales border. The bridge was constructed in 1827 and marks the tidal limit of the Wye. The bridge was cast in Merthyr Tydfil and opened as a toll bridge, 6d for a horse drawn carriage. The bridge is a single track road and is under signal control.

Bigsweir Bridge
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Bigsweir Bridge - Geograph - 625594.jpgBigsweir Bridge - Geograph - 625578.jpgToll House on Bigsweir bridge over the River Wye - Geograph - 625574.jpgBigsweir Bridge - looking away from Toll House - Geograph - 625591.jpgBigsweir Bridge Toll House - plaque on wall - Geograph - 625585.jpg
Crossings of the River Wye
Pont Rhidgaled • Rhayader Bridge • Wye Bridge (Newbridge) • Wye Bridge (Builth Wells) • Erwood Bridge • Boughrood Bridge • Glasbury Bridge • Hay Bridge • Whitney Bridge • Greyfriars Bridge • Holme Lacy Bridge • Bridstow Bridge • Wilton Bridge • Kerne Bridge • Wye Bridge (Monmouth) • Bigsweir Bridge • Chepstow Bridge • Chepstow New Bridge • Wye Bridge (Chepstow)

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