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Pulteney Bridge

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Location type: Bridge
Location address: United Kingdom, Bath and North East Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset
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Made by Dromos | Reference Pauline Masurel
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If you think that the Pulteney Bridge looks familiar, that is no coincidence. Bridge architect Robert Adam had visited both Florence and Venice, where he would have seen the Ponte Vecchio and the Ponte di Rialto. But Adam’s design more closely followed Andrea Palladio’s rejected design for the Rialto.

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Pulteney Bridge crosses the River Avon in Bath, England. It was completed by 1774, and connected the city with the newly built Georgian town of Bathwick. Designed by Robert Adam in a Palladian style, it is one of only four bridges in the world with shops across its full span on both sides. It has been designated as a Grade I listed building.

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Pulteney Bridge is a bridge that crosses the River Avon. It was completed in 1773 and is designated by English Heritage as a grade I listed building.

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