Ponte Zancan

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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 Zancan was built primarily using Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio del Trapolin bridging a gap which is 8.31 meters. The bridge is not a crooked bridge. On the northern side of the bridge is the sestiere of Cannaregio and on the southern side is also Cannaregio .There are 2 ramps. On the north side there are 9 steps, on the south side there are 11 steps. This results in a total of 20 steps. The height of a typical step is 12 meters, the thickness of a step is about 42 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 2.94 meters.The steps are paved with Pietra d'Istria e Asfalto. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 2.91 meters wide and 3.64 meters in length for a total area of about 10.59 meters. The summit is paved with Asfalto. Also, this bridge has 1 arch. The bridge's Piena railing is made of Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria and is about 25.50 meters wide is about 0.84 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 0.2 meters to the North and 0.3 meters to the South.



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

�to S. Martial. Not, as they think the Dezan, and the continuation of Berlan, family Zancani, patrician, extinct in 1502, but by that \Zuane Zancan\ which had here at the shop by fruttajuolo in 1713. He was paying rent to the \convicini of S. Martial \, and just above the stable next to the\ Calle Zancana \there is still this entry: Caxe deli Convecini de S. Martial. In what way will see how, ordinatasi the construction of the bridges of Venice at the expense of the districts, S. Martial amassed quite a few money for that object, and then had to invest for various years. With these incomes They made some houses, the proceeds of which destinossi the benefit of the church, and supplied as maidens. The fund was ruled by those who had stable in the district, and that company was called the \convicinato of S. Martial. \


The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4436746° N

Longitude: 12.3326132° E

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