Dents Run Covered Bridge

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Dents Run Covered Bridge
Dents Run Covered Bridge.jpg
Dents Run Covered Bridge, July 2008
Dents Run Covered Bridge is located in West Virginia
Dents Run Covered Bridge
Dents Run Covered Bridge is located in the US
Dents Run Covered Bridge
Location County Route 43/4 near junction of County Route 43 crossing Dents Run, near Laurel Point, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°37′26″N 80°2′24″W / 39.62389°N 80.04000°W / 39.62389; -80.04000Coordinates: 39°37′26″N 80°2′24″W / 39.62389°N 80.04000°W / 39.62389; -80.04000
Area less than one acre
Built 1889
Architectural style Other, Kingpost Truss
MPS West Virginia Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 81000604[1]
Added to NRHP June 4, 1981

Dents Run Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge located near Laurel Point, Monongalia County, West Virginia. It was built in 1889, and spans Dents Run. The bridge is of Kingpost truss construction and measures 12 feet and 10 inches wide and 40 feet long. By 1981, it was one of only 17 covered bridges left in West Virginia.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ E.L. Kemp (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Dents Run Covered Bridge" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-20.