Ponte de le Tette

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Handicapped Accessible?
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Crooked Bridge?

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte de le Tette was built primarily using Mattoni, Intonaco e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio de S. Cassan bridging a gap which is 4.52 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 San Polo .There are 6 ramps. On the north side there are 9 steps, on the south side there are 6 steps. This results in a total of 15 steps. The height of a typical step is 15 meters, the thickness of a step is about 30 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 1.31 meters.The steps are paved with Asfalto. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 2.11 meters wide and 2.11 meters in length for a total area of about 4.45 meters. The summit is paved with Asfalto. Also, this bridge has 1 arch. The bridge's Piena railing is made of Mattoni, Intonaco e Pietra d'Istria and is about 29.00 meters wide is about 0.82 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. Cassiano. We will call you to find the origin of these names is to be considered that the posts of harlots, allocated in \Carampane,\ came up to the bridge and to this foundation, and that they were wont to stand on the balcony hill \tete\ (poops discoveries to entice passers (Gallicciolli, \Memoirs\, T. VI. Allegedly, this custom came from a government law, enacted in order to avert such an incentive with all men from sin against nature. sodomy What then had formerly clung in Venice, prove various ugly facts told by the press, including that of a \s. Bernardino Correr,\ which, as told by the Sanudo (\War of Ferrara,\ Code 801, Class VII of the Marciana Library in 1482 \turned Strive ser Hieronimo q. ser Urban zovene for sodomy a beautiful evening found him in Calle Ca 'Trevixan to St. Bortolomio them Taio strings of stockings; el which enable not turned, and went to Cai X and gave his lawsuit. \Conosconsi some decrees of the Council of X promulgated in the same century, from which it emerges that, in order to weed out\ abhominabile vitium sodomiae ', had elected to two noble district, and that every Friday you had to collect the Board of Deputies to inquisition above the sodomites, that all doctors and barbers, called to treat a man, or some female, \in partem posteriorem confractam for sodomiam,\ were obliged within three days of making the complaint to the authorities, who finally sodomites s'appiccavano between two columns of the 'Piazzetta', enabled once s'abbruciavano since they were reduced to ashes, the penalty imposed Yea October 10, 1482, to the good wool Bernardino, summentovato from us.


The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4388404° N

Longitude: 12.3309392° E

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