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Bigsweir Bridge

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Carries the A466 between Monmouth and Chepstow across the River Wye, close to Llandogo and St. Briavel's.

Occasionally referred to as Bigg's Weir Bridge.

Designed by Charles Hollis, and opened in 1827. Castings from Merthyr Tydfil, but maker not identified. Span: 160 ft.

This is a superb example of an early 19th century cast iron arch bridge, in largely original condition, refurbished in 2010-2011.

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