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Sep 4, 2020

Shotton's unequal bridge explained


A striking feature of Hawarden Bridge, in Shotton, is that one of the bowstring-girder spans is much bigger than the other two. Now you can discover the reason by using your smartphone to scan the new HistoryPoints QR codes beside the footpath ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

on either side of the Dee, or by clicking here. Today the bridge carries the Wales Coast Path over the river, alongside the former Great Central Railway line between Wrexham and Bidston.