Ponte de l'Aseo

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Basic Information
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Handicapped Accessible?
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Crooked Bridge?

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte de l'Aseo was built primarily using Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio de la Misericordia bridging a gap which is 9.9 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 12 steps, on the south side there are 12 steps. This results in a total of 24 steps. The height of a typical step is 10 meters, the thickness of a step is about 41 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 2.65 meters.The steps are paved with Asfalto. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 3.09 meters wide and 3.18 meters in length for a total area of about 9.83 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 27.50 meters wide is about 0.83 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 0 meters to the North and 0.35 meters to the South.



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

to SS. Ermagora and Fortunato. From an old vinegar factory that existed here in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Was no perhaps one of the masters that \Mr. Anzolo from the toilet\ which, according to the Obituaries Health, died from wounds in the parish of SS. Ermagora and Fortunato \Adi 13 Zener 1587.\\nThe \Bridge dell'Aseo� Marin Sanudo mentions it 'his' Diaries ', under the date July 28, 1499, with the following words: \And' fo you were able to be considered for the Consejo X be a citadin vechio and richo appointed Pasqualin Milani, which held a botega de ojo, et a tele, et fo for sodomy with a Vincenzo Sabatin et fo found in the house of a harlot to the bridge Axeo dil ... �\nNote the Gallicciolli a large fire broke out on August 3, 1725 till bridge itself.\nAlso in S. John Chrysostom there are places pel same reason so appealed.\nAs for the \Calle\ and to \dell'Aseo Court 'in S. Margarita, ch'esse seems instead to have taken its name from a family Aseo. In fact, the description of the district of S. Margaret pel 1740 shows that there domiciliava 'Antonio Aseo \in a house, taking a rent in 1715, the nuns of Celestia. And the Registries of Superintendents of Health for the year 1761 includes among the parishioners of St. Margarita a \Isepo Aseo bollador.\ In the same parish died July 17, 1775 \Catherine q. Zuane Aseo �70 years old.


The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4450905° N

Longitude: 12.3298367° E

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