Ponte Tetta

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

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte Tetta was built primarily using Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio de la Tetta bridging a gap which is 7.35 meters. The bridge is not a crooked bridge. On the northern side of the bridge is the sestiere of Castello and on the southern side is also Castello .There are 2 ramps. On the north side there are 7 steps, on the south side there are 10 steps. This results in a total of 17 steps. The height of a typical step is 12 meters, the thickness of a step is about 45 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 1.45 meters.The steps are paved with Asfalto. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 3.92 meters wide and 3 meters in length for a total area of about 11.76 meters. The summit is paved with Asfalto. Also, this bridge has 1 arch. The bridge's Vuoto Decorato railing is made of Metallo and is about 5.00 meters wide is about 0.99 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 1.3 meters to the North and 0.15 meters to the South.



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

�to S. John Lateran. The family was noble Tetta of Sibenik, and boasts among its glories that Giacinto who, having valiantly fought in Poland as a colonel, was by King John III the title of marquis with feudal jurisdiction, given by graduating in Warsaw March 26, 1683. Lawrence, his brother, the first transplanted the family from Sibenik in Venice about the year 1611. He waited a merchant, and in 1636 presented to petition '\Avogaria\ because \Marchi�\ and \Z. Nicholas' sons with him were approved originarii citizens. The two brothers got grace, and \brand\ you saw well coated with the descendants of the marquis title, granted to his uncle Hyacinth, qualification recognized by the Republic October 2, 1683. This \mark\ Big Boob Guardian was the arch of S. Rocco and hospitable Governor of Beggars, in whose church poses grave to him, his wife and Catterina posterity, with the date of 1693. Another aggregation citizenship were in 1718 Lorenzo, Francesco Antonio, G. Domenico Giacinto and Alvise Tetta, the sons of 'mark', all of whom then lived in the parish of St. M. Formosa, namely S. John Lateran in \Callesella goes to Rainbow Bridge of Ca 'Tit'. The tenement which they hold is what it is at that point where the \Rio del Pestrin 'divides it' two streams of S. John Lateran.


The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4380795° N

Longitude: 12.3425826° E

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