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Bartram's Covered Bridge 38-15-17

Photos 

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #314015

Map 

Description 

This simple covered bridge, erected in 1860, is one of the few covered bridges left in Chester County, and is the only one planned to preserve.

-- Historic American Buildings Survey

Facts 

Overview
Covered Burr arch-truss bridge over Crum Creek on Goshen Road
Location
Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1860
Builder
- Ferdinand Wood
Design
Burr arch-truss
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 10, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.98977, -75.43717   (decimal degrees)
39°59'23" N, 75°26'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/462677/4426713 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80003462 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-15-17 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 65577 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HABS PA-1108 - Bartram's Covered Bridge, Spanning Crum Creek, Newtown Square vicinity (Willistown-Newtown Townships), Newtown Square, Delaware County, PA