The Bridges over the Usk

P5220513-450The Bridges over the Usk.

200 yards downstream there is a wrought iron suspension bridge springing 85 ft across the river, built by Crawshay Bailey in 1850 or thereabouts as a short cut to the walled garden.
A narrow Elizabethan stone bridge spans the river Usk, which runs through the grounds. In the 19th Century this was widened over the upstream cutwaters and a further arch introduced.


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