Ponte dei Scudi

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

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte dei Scudi was built primarily using Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio dei Scudi e de la S. Ternita bridging a gap which is 6.44 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 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 11 meters, the thickness of a step is about 46 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 1.4 meters.The steps are paved with Trachite e Asfalto. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 3 meters wide and 2.78 meters in length for a total area of about 8.34 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 4.00 meters wide is about 0.87 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. Martin. These roads were originally submitted to the parish of Santa Ternita, and states that 's. Domenego of Shields q. Domenego \translated into his own company from the\ de s. Piero Malipiero q. Hieronimo \29 December 1559\ case n. 3 placed in Contra de s. Ternita, received in him by virtue of the fact istr.to purchase from office of the Above Gastaldo below 17 xbre 1586. \ Also note that Health Obituaries November 10, 1630 failed to 'live in the parish of Santa Ternita \Menego wages of q. Of Stephen Shields from febre et petechie. \ He was the grandson of the other aforementioned Domenico. We had a family of this name ascribed to the original nationality.


The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.436167° N

Longitude: 12.3477513° E

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