Ponte de la Veste

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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 de la Veste , constructed in 1750, was built primarily using Mattoni, Intonaco e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio de la Veste bridging a gap which is 5.19 meters. The bridge is not a crooked bridge. On the northern side of the bridge is the sestiere of San Marco and on the southern side is also San Marco .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 50 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 1.5 meters.The steps are paved with Asfalto. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 2.42 meters wide and 2.5 meters in length for a total area of about 6.05 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 7.00 meters wide is about 0.92 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 0 meters to the North and 0 meters to the South.



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

�to S. Fantino. From a tailor's \robe zentilomeni ', which in 1713 conducevasi by Bernardo Franalonga, and that conservossi until the last days of the Republic. It was properly located in 'Field of S. Fantino, \in the shop now open for the use of Coffee, wherefore also the next calle arm, now called the\ Caffettier, \was once called\ the Robe, \after naming remained only to the Foundation, the Bridge, and all ' other arm of calle down the bridge towards S. Moise. The 'dress from zentilomo \was the toga greek use of black cloth worn by patricians, and some public functionaries. In the summer holders sciorinata from before, and in the winter tightened to life, and edged with wide strips of leather, called \cracks\ with a belt encircled his waist. In the early days the well dressed people of the vulgar, and so were the many 'tailors by trade dress, \which were governed by a chief called a\ steward of dresses. \


The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4334238° N

Longitude: 12.3343212° E

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