Queen's Bridge

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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]


Next crossing upstream River Lagan Next crossing downstream
Lagan Viaduct  Queen's Bridge Queen Elizabeth II Bridge 

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