Ashland Covered Bridge

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Ashland Bridge
Ashland Covered Bridge, Lattice-Work, Red Clay Creek-Barley Mill Road, Ashland (New Castle County, Delaware).jpg
Ashland Covered Bridge is located in Delaware
Ashland Covered Bridge
Ashland Covered Bridge is located in the US
Ashland Covered Bridge
Location South of Ashland over Red Clay Creek, Ashland, Delaware
Coordinates 39°47′54″N 75°39′28″W / 39.798275°N 75.657883°W / 39.798275; -75.657883Coordinates: 39°47′54″N 75°39′28″W / 39.798275°N 75.657883°W / 39.798275; -75.657883
Built c. 1860
Architectural style Covered Bridge
NRHP Reference # 73000506[1]
Added to NRHP March 20, 1973

Ashland Covered Bridge, also known as Ashland Bridge or Barley Mill Road Covered Bridge, is a covered bridge over Red Clay Creek on Barley Mill Road (near the junction of Brackenville Road) in Ashland in New Castle County, Delaware.

It is a Town lattice truss bridge following a design of Ithiel Town.[2]

It was built about 1860. It is almost identical to the Wooddale Bridge.[1][3]

Exterior view

In 1965, when it was documented in the Historic American Engineering Record survey, it was one of the last three surviving covered bridges in the state of Delaware.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Bassett, William S. (June 1965). "Barley Mill Road Covered Bridge" (PDF). Historic American Buildings Survey. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. Retrieved February 15, 2014. 
  3. ^ Gravdon Wood and Rosemary Troy (June 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Ashland Bridge" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-03-16.  Accompanying photo.

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