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Aber Swing Bridge - 2nd - Afon (River) Seiont
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Address: Caernarfon
County: Caernarfonshire
Country: Wales
OS Grid Ref: SH476626
Type: Swing
Built: 1970
Construction: steel/concrete
Power: Electric
Use: Pedestrian
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The modern swing bridge viewed from north.
The modern swing bridge viewed from north.
Build Information: current bridge replaced 1900 bridge
Technical Information:
Visited by: Paul Rees, 25/03/2005
Present Condition: Good -operational
General notes:
Links the Watergate entrance to Caernarfon Castle to the Aber Foreshore.

The original swing bridge - opened on St. David's Day 1900 - replaced a ferry. The old bridge was demolished in 1969 and replaced by a bailey bridge for a short time.
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