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ROTHWELL BRIDGE

Location

OVER LITTLE RIVER, OLD MELBOURNE ROAD LITTLE RIVER, GREATER GEELONG CITY, WYNDHAM CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1454

Heritage Overlay Numbers

HO298 , HO72

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act 1995, I give notice under section 46 that the Victorian Heritage Register is amended ... more

Statement of Significance

The Rothwell Bridge over the Little River at Rothwell was erected as a double span segmental arched stone structure in 1866-67 from designs prepared by the Shire of Wyndham Engineer, John Baxter. Clement Nash was the contractor. The bridge and approaches were partially destroyed by flood in September 1880, and PE Nolan, Shire of Wyndham Engineer, designed the present segmental arch bridge from spans, apparently reconstructing the original section and widening the approaches. ... more

Year Construction Started 1866
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY; WYNDHAM CITY

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