Pont des Marchands (Narbonne)

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Pont des Marchands
Pont des Marchands.jpg
Pont des Marchands today
Crosses Canal de la Robine
Locale Narbonne, Aude, France
Design Segmental arch bridge
Longest span Ca. 15 m (49.2 ft)
Number of spans 1 (once 6)
Pont des Marchands is located in France
Pont des Marchands
Pont des Marchands

The Pont des Marchands (English: Merchant Bridge) is a historic bridge in Narbonne, southern France. It serves as a foundation for a row of houses and shops underneath which the Canal de la Robine runs through the old town. Its segmental arch has a span of ca. 15 m.[1] In Roman times the structure featured as many as six arches.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ O’Connor 1993, p. 99

Sources[edit]

  • O’Connor, Colin (1993), Roman Bridges, Cambridge University Press, p. 99 (G13), ISBN 0-521-39326-4 

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Media related to Pont des Marchands at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 43°11′00″N 3°00′13″E / 43.183201°N 3.003693°E / 43.183201; 3.003693