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Tas That Was – The Spiky Bridge

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The Spiky Bridge is a very unique bridge on the east coast.

The Spiky Bridge is made out of field stones. It was built in 1843 without any mortar or cement.

Stones have been laid vertically along the parapet, giving the bridge a spiky appearance. The ‘spikes’ protect the bridge from harsh winds. Some people claim they were put in place to stop cattle falling over the sides.

Location

The Spiky Bridge is located 7.5 kilometres south of Swansea.

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Source: Tasmanian Times https://www.tasmaniantimes.com/2021/09/tas-that-was-the-spiky-bridge/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tas-that-was-the-spiky-bridge

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