Ponte Cappello

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Basic Information
Bridge Code
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Canal Crossed
Handicapped Accessible?
Length (m)
Width (m)
Minimum Height (m)
Latitude (°)
Longitude (°)
Crooked Bridge?

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte Cappello was built primarily using Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio Marin bridging a gap which is 8.01 meters. The bridge is not a crooked bridge. On the northern side of the bridge is the sestiere of Santa Croce and on the southern side is also Santa Croce .There are 2 ramps. On the north side there are 9 steps, on the south side there are 9 steps. This results in a total of 18 steps. The height of a typical step is 13.5 meters, the thickness of a step is about 40 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 3.3 meters.The steps are paved with Trachite. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 3.3 meters wide and 2.55 meters in length for a total area of about 8.42 meters. The summit is paved with Trachite. Also, this bridge has 1 arch. The bridge's Vuoto Geometrico railing is made of Metallo e Pietra d'Istria and is about 3.00 meters wide is about 0.92 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 0.35 meters to the North and 0.35 meters to the South.


The following is any history we have regarding the bridge's origins:

to S. Simeon Grande, \Rio Marin.\ It depends on the first name of a next building, which was once, according to the genealogies of Priuli, the Bragadin, and afterwards Soranzo. Thus saith the Martinioni Appendix to the buildings described by Sansovino and the String: \In Rio Marin is worthy of remembrance that Soranzo, for costruttura, for marble, for magnificent rooms to large halls and especially for ornaments of excellent paintings� . This palace, in course of time, passed into the hands of the Cappello family, of which we said above.\nRecalls the artwork in his \Topographical Description of Venice,\ have belonged to the branch of the cav Hat domiciled here. Antonio, Ambassador Louis XVI of France, who from 1788 until his government warned the turmoil of that kingdom, and esortollo in vain to take cautious measures to withstand the upheavals derivatives therefore the whole of Europe. For the second denomination see Rio Marin (Foundation) or Garzoti.


The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4397191° N

Longitude: 12.3247744° E

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