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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Monnow Bridge

Monnow Bridge was built around 1270 AD to defend the town of Monmouth. Monnow Bridge is the only surviving medieval bridge in Britain with a gate tower standing on the bridge. The gate tower has historically served as toll house, gaol, guard room and dwelling house.


Monnow Bridge
Monnow Bridge crosses the River Monnow just above where it flows into the River Wye.

Monnow Bridge

Monnow Bridge is located in Monmouth, Wales. Visitors to Monnow Bridge may also want to visit the nearby 'Three Castles' (White Castle, Skenfrith Castle, and Grosmont Castle).

Monnow Bridge Map

© 2011 John Westby

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