Coombs Covered Bridge

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Coombs Covered Bridge
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Coombs Covered Bridge is located in New Hampshire
Coombs Covered Bridge
Coombs Covered Bridge is located in the US
Coombs Covered Bridge
Nearest city Winchester, New Hampshire
Coordinates 42°50′16″N 72°21′39″W / 42.83778°N 72.36083°W / 42.83778; -72.36083Coordinates: 42°50′16″N 72°21′39″W / 42.83778°N 72.36083°W / 42.83778; -72.36083
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built 1837
Architectural style Town truss
NRHP Reference # 76000122[1]
Added to NRHP November 21, 1976

The Coombs Covered Bridge is a wooden covered bridge which carries Coombs Bridge Road over the Ashuelot River in northern Winchester, New Hampshire. The Town lattice truss bridge was built in 1837, probably by either Anthony Coombs or Anthony Coombs, Jr., who lived nearby. The bridge is 107 feet (33 m) long and 14 feet (4.3 m) wide, with a span of just under 102 feet (31 m). It rests on unmortared stone abutments, and has a clearance over the river of about 11 feet (3.4 m).[2] The bridge was extensively renovated in 1969.[3]

The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Coombs Covered Bridge". New Hampshire DHR. Retrieved 2014-03-31. 
  3. ^ "NRHP nomination for Coombs Covered Bridge" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-03-31.