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12 suspension bridges were found for search criteria: SBR . All 12 bridges from the search results appear below. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. If you don't see what you were looking for, try an image search with the same criteria: SBR. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1820 Union
Horncliffe, Berwick-upon-Tweed vicinity, England and Fishwick, Scotland, United Kingdom (River Tweed)
Bridgemeister ID:373
Structurae ID:0000162
Coordinates:N 55.75256 W 2.10677
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BBR, BC3, BEM, BOB, HBE, MOS, NTB, PTS2, SBR
Principals:Sir Samuel Brown
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:449f
Deck width:18f
Notes
Newspaper article, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Dave Cooper
1821 Trinity Pier (Newhaven Pier)
Trinity, Edinburgh vicinity, Scotland, United Kingdom (River Forth)
Bridgemeister ID:374
Structurae ID:0008327
References:AAJ, MOS, SBR
Principals:Sir Samuel Brown
Use:Footbridge
Status:Destroyed, 1898
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Main spans:3 x 209f
Deck width:4f
Notes
  • SBR: Chain pier extending into 700 feet into the Forth, with three main spans each of 209 feet. Wrecked by storm, 1898.
1823 Brighton Pier
Brighton, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Bridgemeister ID:376
Structurae ID:0008326
References:AAJ, BEM, BOB, HBE, MOS, SBR
Principals:Sir Samuel Brown
Use:Footbridge
Status:Destroyed, 1896
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:4
Main spans:4 x 255f
Notes
  • SBR: Severely damaged 1833, 1836. Destroyed by storm 1896.
Print, collection of David Denenberg Print, collection of David Denenberg
1826 Broughton (Gerald Road)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom (River Irwell)
Bridgemeister ID:379
References:AAJ, BOB, HBE, MOS, SBR
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, 1914
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Main span:145.5f
Deck width:18.25f
Notes
  • Famously collapsed under weight of marching troops April 12, 1831. Was rebuilt and strengthened and eventually replaced in 1914.
1826 Warden (Hexham, West Boat)
Northumberland, England, United Kingdom (South Tyne River)
Bridgemeister ID:383
References:SBR
Principals:Sir Samuel Brown
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, 1903
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Notes
  • SBR: Replaced, 1903.
1826 Welney
Welney, England, United Kingdom (Hundred Foot River)
Bridgemeister ID:384
References:SBR
Principals:Sir Samuel Brown
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, c. 1926
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Notes
  • Likely replaced 1926. SBR: Replaced "1926 or 1927". Design by Brown.
1829 Montrose
Montrose, Scotland, United Kingdom (South Esk River)
Bridgemeister ID:388
References:AAJ, BEM, BOB, HBE, PTS2, SBR
Principals:Sir Samuel Brown
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, 1931
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • SBR: March 19, 1830, with a "crowd of people, estimated at 700, ... watching a boat race," a chain broke "plunging most of the people into the river." Repaired. Wrecked by storm 1838. Repaired.
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg Print, collection of David Denenberg
1830 Bath
Bath, England, United Kingdom (River Avon)
Bridgemeister ID:389
References:AAJ, MOS, SBR
Principals:T. Shaw
Use:Footbridge
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Main span:118f
1830 Stockton Railway
Stockton on Tees, England, United Kingdom (River Tees)
Bridgemeister ID:390
References:AAJ, BEM, HBE, SBR
Principals:Sir Samuel Brown
Use:Rail
Status:Replaced, 1842
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:281f
Notes
  • First railway suspension bridge.
1831 Findhorn
Forres, Scotland, United Kingdom (River Findhorn)
Bridgemeister ID:391
References:AAJ, MOS, SBR
Principals:Sir Samuel Brown
Use:Vehicular
Status:Removed, 1938
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Was still standing in 1938 when it was bypassed, but was likely demolished some time in 1938.
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg Print, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Dave Cooper
1831 Wellington (Craiglug)
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom (River Dee)
Bridgemeister ID:393
Structurae ID:0021612
Coordinates:N 57.13559 W 2.09560
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:SBR
Principals:Sir Samuel Brown
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Reconstructed, 1930. Closed to vehicular traffic, 1984. Closed to all traffic 2002. Underwent extensive refurbishment, 2008.
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg Print, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Dave Cooper Photo by Dave Cooper
1836? Kalemouth
Eckford, Scotland, United Kingdom (River Teviot)
Bridgemeister ID:396
Coordinates:N 55.539902 W 2.463519
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:SBR
Principals:Sir Samuel Brown
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Eyebar (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:212f
Photo by Dave Cooper



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