Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region Covered Bridges

Andover
Cleyville (1887 - 53 ft.)
Crosses: Pleasant Stream
Location: Jct of NH Rte 11 and NH Rte 4A
Town lattice truss - Foot traffic, highway bypass in 1959

Keniston (1882 - 64 ft. 6 in.)
Crosses:
Blackwater River
Location: South of US Rte 4, 1 mile west of Andover village
Town
lattice truss, granite abutments built by Albert R. Hamilton.
Cost: $745.57

Bradford
Bement (1854 - 60 ft. 6 in.)
Crosses: West branch of Warner River
Location: Intersection of NH Rte 103 and Rte 114
Long truss, newest of four that span the Warner River.
Original cost: $500

Cornish
Blacksmith Shop (1881- 91 ft.)
Crosses: Millbrook, Cornish City
Location: 3 miles east of NH Rte 12A.
Multiple kingpost truss. Built in Town Hall Yard by James Tasker, could neither read nor write.

Blow-Me-Down (1877 - 85 ft. 9 in.)
Crosses: Blow-Me-Down Brook
Location: South of NH Rte 12a, 1 1/2 miles soutwest of Plainfield Village
Multiple kingpost truss, built by James Tasker.

Dingleton (1882 - 77 ft. 9 in.)
Crosses: Millbrook, Cornish Mills
Location: 1 ile east of NH Rte 12A
Multiple kingpost truss. Built in schoolhouse yard by James Tasker.

Windsor, VT (1866 - 2-span 449 ft. 5 in.) Now the longest covered bridge in the U.S.
Crosses: Connecticut River
Location: West of NH Rte 12A, 5 miles south of Plainfield Village
Town
lattice truss. Fourth bridge on this site. Built in 1796, destroyed by floods in 1824, 1848, and 1866.
Built in 1866 by James Tasker and Bela Fletcher. Designated National Histor Civil Engineering Landmark in 1970 by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Langdon
McDermott (1869 - 81 ft.)
Crosses: Cold River
Location: North of NH Rte 123A, 2 miles north of Alstead Village
Town
lattice trus, auxillary arch, built by Albert Granger. Foot traffic only, highway bypass in 1964.

Drewsville (1874 - 34 ft. 6 in.)
Crosses: Great Brook
Location: 1 mile south of NH Rte 12A at Langdon Village
Town
lattice truss, shortest covered bridge to cover a highway in New Hampshire. Foot trafic, bypassed by a highway in 1955

Lebanon
Packard Hill (1991 - 76 ft.)
Crosses: Mascoma River
Location: Riverside Drive, Lebanon
Howe trusses bilt by the Graton Association. Inside width and heigt 15 ft. by 12 ft. with a sidewalk on the upstream side. This bridge replace the Bailey Bridge (1952) with replaced an earlier bridge built in 1878.

Lyme
Edgell (1885 - 132 ft.)
Crosses: Clay Brook
Location: 1 mile south of NH Rte 12, 2 miles south of Orford Village.
Town lattic truss, built by Walter and J.C. Piper. The trusses were constructed on Lyme Common and transported to the site of the bridge- a precursor to prefabrication.

Newport
Corbin (1845 - 96 ft. 2 in.)
Crosses: Croyden Branch of the Sugar River
Location: one-half mile west of NH Rte 10, north of Newport Village.
Town lattice truss. Destroyed by arson in 1993, reuilt in 1994.

Pier or Chandler Station (1871 - 2-span 216 ft. 7 in.)
Crosses: Sugar River
Location: East of Chandler Station
Double town lattice truss, rebuilt 1896

Wright's (1895 - 122 ft.)
Crosses: Sugar River
Location: West of Chandler Station
Town lattice truss, later added laminated arch.

Plainfield
Meriden (1880 - 80 ft.)
Crosses: Blood's Brook
Location: 1 mile northwest of NH Rte 120 at Meriden
Multiple kingpost truss, originally built by J. Tasker for $300. Restored to a 15 ton capacity in 1963 using steel stringer. New roof erected in 1977.

Warner
Dalton (1963 - 76 ft. 6 in.)
Crosses: Warner River
Location: South of NH Rte 103 at Warner Village
Multiple kingpost truss, auxillary queenpsto truss. Originally built in 1853.

Waterloo (1972 - 76 ft. 4 in.)
Crosses: Warner River
Location: South of NH Rte 103, 2 miles west of Warner Village
Town
lattice truss. Originally built in the 1840's