Dryburgh Suspension Bridge

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Dryburgh Suspension Bridge
Bridge over the River Tweed at Dryburgh - geograph.org.uk - 1519004.jpg
Coordinates 55°34′48″N 2°39′01″W / 55.5799°N 2.6503°W / 55.5799; -2.6503Coordinates: 55°34′48″N 2°39′01″W / 55.5799°N 2.6503°W / 55.5799; -2.6503
Crosses River Tweed
Dryburgh Suspension Bridge

Dryburgh Suspension Bridge is a suspension bridge erected near Dryburgh Abbey, Scottish Borders.

History[edit]

The footbridge across the River Tweed was erected in 1872 with a gift intended to allow the Dryburgh villagers to worship at the churches in St. Boswells (part of a ribbon of settlements including Newtown St. Boswells). An earlier bridge nearby, the Dryburgh Abbey Bridge, collapsed in 1818.

Design[edit]

It is a relatively simple design with only one suspended span.

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Coordinates: 55°34′48″N 2°39′01″W / 55.5799°N 2.6503°W / 55.5799; -2.6503