Old Dee Bridge, Handbridge, Cheshire

Old Dee Bridge, Handbridge, Cheshire
Photograph taken 09 July 2001 © Mr Michael J Tuck. Source Historic England Archive ref: 469829

This road bridge stands over the River Dee. It was originally built in the late 14th century. It was widened in 1826 to include a footpath. The present bridge replaced earlier medieval and Saxon bridges. These were probably wooden. It is believed to stand on the site of a Roman bridge.

Location

Cheshire Handbridge

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

river water transport bridge Roman (43 - 409) saxon Medieval (1066 - 1484)