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Union Bridge, Horncliffe

Opened: 1820.
Designer/Engineer: Sir Samuel Brown, Captain in the Royal Navy.
Traffic: Motor vehicles & pedestrian. Length: 420 ft. Width: Single track.

Horncliffe is a quiet village on a bluff above the wooded banks of the River Tweed with a surprising and beautiful bridge for the least used of the four roads crossing the river into Scotland. This was the first suspension bridge to be built in Britain (1820).

A Visitors Book is available if you would like to make any comments or requests.

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