A hand wrought feat of engineering that endures to this day. Well worth a break in the drive to take it in and pay respect to our convict heritage.
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The bridge looks definitely interesting and unusual. When bypassing it makes sense to stop for 5 minutes. I would for sure not go there to see only the bridge
You don't see too many structures like this anymore and when you come across it just off the main road at Spiky Beach you are draw to a closer look to see how it actually remains intact with no mortar or cement to form the...More
What an interesting little structure on the way out of Swansea to Hobart. Worth a 15 minute stop to admire the interesting architecture and history of this bridge.
The bridge is just off the main A3 7km south of Swansea and was built by convicts in 1843. The structure was constructed from field stones laid without cement - a dry wall design. The parapet field stones are laid vertically and give the bridge...More