Ponte del Mondo Novo

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

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte del Mondo Novo was built primarily using Mattoni, Intonaco e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio del Mondo Novo bridging a gap which is 10.48 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 11 steps, on the south side there are 11 steps. This results in a total of 22 steps. The height of a typical step is 12 meters, the thickness of a step is about 49 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 1.69 meters.The steps are paved with Trachite. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 3.18 meters wide and 3.67 meters in length for a total area of about 11.67 meters. The summit is paved with Trachite. 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 0.94 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 0.3 meters to the North and 0 meters to the South.

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History

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

�to S. Maria Formosa. They think the Dezan and Berlan that remains here Mondonovo memory of the family, from which came the wife of Apostolo Zeno. But nothing tells us that this family has lived here, or possessed of the premises, and instead we see in the description of the S. Pel Maria Formosa in 1740 that in the \Calle del Mondo Novo 'there was a' Bastion of the New World,\ led by \Mattio brothers and Colletti, Lent said,\ who paid rental amount in various comproprietarii. It says the \Mariegola\ of the \lagoon-\ (manuscript at the Civic Museum since 1590 that until a \Bortolo Scagiante 'held at S. Maria Formosa\ a Magazen �called� el New World. \Now it is likely that by the sign of this warehouse, or dealing in wine, have derived the name of the nearby resorts. Notatori We find in the Gradenigo: \March 4, 1772. was in great danger of fire last night the large basement, or warehouse is called, the call of the New World, in S. Maria Formosa. With all the flames incinerated furniture alquanti reserved for work by the drinkers. Fatality wanted, who rushed with others near a blacksmith appealed Giuseppe Sala, remained bitten in the leg by the dog's Watchman. \at the\ Bridge del Mondo Novo, \above the brook, Havva a house in which two circles of sandstone facade scorgonsi, within which are written two keywords, or want to say the sentences, the greek one and the other Latin.

Location

The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4371826° N

Longitude: 12.3404169° E

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