Queen's Bridge

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This article is about the bridge in Northern Ireland. For the bridge in New Jersey, see Queen's Bridge (South Bound Brook). For the bridge in Victoria, see Queens Bridge (Melbourne).
Queens Bridge, October 2009

Queens Bridge is a bridge in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is one of eight bridges in the city, not to be confused with the adjacent Queen Elizabeth II Bridge. It was opened in 1849.[1]

History[edit]

It was officially opened in 1849 by Queen Victoria replacing the Long Bridge. Many versions of the Long Bridge were destroyed during the eighteenth century and nineteenth century, and a more permanent structure had become necessary.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A tale of two bridges". BBC NI - Coast, Your Place and Mine. Retrieved 2009-11-29. 

Coordinates: 54°35′58.8″N 5°55′13.93″W / 54.599667°N 5.9205361°W / 54.599667; -5.9205361