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Triangular Bridge
Crowland, Lincolnshire
Triangular Bridge
associated engineer
date  circa 1400 onwards
era  Medieval  |  category  Bridge  |  reference  TF238102
ICE reference number  HEW 61
photo  PHEW
This unusual masonry bridge was built by the masons of Croyland Abbey, possibly as a meditation on the Trinity.
The original bridge was built of timber in the 1oth century. The present stone version is a 14th century construction, made of limestone with three half-spans set at 120 degrees to each other, meeting at the apex of the bridge.
reference sources   CEH E&C

Triangular Bridge