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
Bridge Type:  Iron Arch
On road(s)
Crossings related to the A466
Wye Bridge (Monmouth)

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 S1 and is under signal control.

Bigsweir Bridge
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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 New Bridge • Wye Bridge