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Old Stone Bridge

Photos 

Parapet south side

All that is visible of the bridge now is a portion of the south side parapet.

Photo from revolutionarywarnewjersey.com

View this photo at revolutionarywarnewjersey.com

BH Photo #484236

Map 

Description 

Three-arch stone bridge. Site is listed on NRHP.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Green Brook on Old York Road (now Railroad Ave)
Location
Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
Status
Filled in
History
Planned in 1683, built 1731, site of 1777 Battle of Bound Brook; brook later filled in and bridge buried intact
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 17.9 ft.
Total length: 42.7 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 27, 2008
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.56050, -74.52693   (decimal degrees)
40°33'38" N, 74°31'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/540049/4490077 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bound Brook
Inventory number
BH 52464 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2020: New photo from Doug Klingerman
  • May 14, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

Sources 

Comments 

Old Stone Bridge
Posted October 16, 2020, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)
Old Stone Bridge
Posted January 9, 2015, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Here is a website with some pictures:

http://forgottenbridge.com/

Regards,

Art S.