Union Chain Bridge :: Shared Description

This chain-link bridge (as distinct from a cable suspension bridge) was built in 1819-20 by Capt. S. Brown R.N. at a cost of £5000. When it was built this was the longest suspension bridge in the world. The deck is of iron girders with a wooden roadway.

The English side of the bridge is listed grade 1 (list entry number 1042214) and a Scheduled Ancient Monument; the Scottish side is listed category A (reference 13645).
by Stephen Craven
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16 images use this description:

NT9351 : Copse of young trees by David Chatterton
NT9350 : Washed out road by David Chatterton
NT9351 : Union Chain Bridge by David Chatterton
NT9351 : Rally cars crossing into Scotland by David Chatterton
NT9351 : Union Bridge from the south by Andrew Curtis
NT9351 : Union Bridge by Andrew Curtis
NT9351 : Union Chain Bridge by David Chatterton
NT9350 : Road to the bridge by David Chatterton
NT9351 : The Chain Bridge seen from Paxton House estate by Stephen Craven
NT9351 : River Tweed and Paxton House by David Chatterton
NT9351 : Marker stone near the Union Bridge by Stephen Craven
NT9351 : Union Chain Bridge by David Chatterton
NT9351 : West end of the Union Bridge by Stephen Craven
NT9351 : Rowers on the Tweed by David Chatterton
NT9351 : Union Bridge: deck detail by Stephen Craven
NT9351 : Post box by David Chatterton


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Created: Sun, 2 Jun 2013, Updated: Tue, 18 Sep 2018

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