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The Lennox Bridge is a stone arch bridge designed by David Lennox situated in, New South Wales, Australia. It is a single arch of span and above water level, with a road width of.For travelers who use our world travel planner, Blaxland holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Lennox Bridge and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Lennox Bridge, opened in 1833, is the oldest surviving stone arch bridge on the Australian mainland. It crosses Brookside Creek (also known as Lapstone Creek) on the road known as Mitchells Pass. It replaced an earlier crossing of the creek further south, which today survives as a walking track. A nearby quarry is thought to have been created for the purpose of providing stone for the bridge.
The bridge served the main route to the Blue Mountains for 93 years until 1926, when the Great Western Highway was re-routed via the Knapsack Viaduct. It was closed in 1967 but later strengthened and repaired with an internal concrete structure and it re-opened in 1982.
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As the oldest surviving stone arch bridge in Australia this beautiful bridge is worth a look if you're in the area, especially if you like bridges. Even moreover if you're a history buff or perhaps a.... more »
A magnificent stone bridge, built to last - although it has been restored to it's former glory. You can wander across the bridge with parking available close by. We managed to climb down underneath... more »
This is the oldest stone arched bridge built be unskilled convict labour. A beautiful single span bridge with a lot of history attached. It was the major traffic route through the blue mountains until the mid 1920’s. Well worth the visit. Beautifully built by hand out of local sandstone.
Being one of the oldest bridges in Australia, this bridge still holds itself up much to its quality, with plenty of space around for a bit of parking and the intriguing aspect as it becomes a one-way road when you cross over towards Emu Plains. Worth checking out and admiring its grandeur.
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