List of crossings of the River Wye

Crossing Coordinates Built Heritage
status Locality Notes Refs Image Source of the River Wye – Plynlimon Included for completeness Tarddiad yr Afon Gwy - Source of the River Wye (geograph 1246159).jpg Y Drum Bridge grid reference SN 854 828 1965 Pont Rhydgaled The first bridge over the Wye, 3.2 kilometres (2.0 mi) below its source. A steel beam structure with a wooden deck, 10 metres (33 ft) long with two cylindrical columns mid-span. [4] Pont Cefn-Brwyn grid reference SN 830 836 about 1910 Pont Rhygaled Built to serve the lead mines in Nant Iago. The bridge was strengthened in 1975 to allow road vehicles from the Institute of Hydrology to reach a weir upstream of the bridge. [4] Llangurig from the bridge over the Wye geograph-2085955-by-Bill-Boaden.jpg Pont Rhydgaled 1800[4] Pont Rhydgaled Carries the A44 over river just above its confluence with the Afon Tarenig. Pont Rhydgaled under repair (geograph 2609044).jpg Nanty grid reference SN 854 820 1992 A three-span wooden footbridge built to replace an earlier structure. The Nanty Lead Mine was located here, but closed in 1867. [4] Footbridge 1992 The Wye Valley Walk footbridge Footbridge over the River Wye (Afon Gwy) (geograph 2609434).jpg Waun Capel Parc footbridge grid reference SN 968 681 1965 – Rhayader A single-span made of three continuous truss girders of welded steel, built by the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers. [4] Rhayader footbridge.jpg Rhayader road bridge Carries the B4518 road. River Wye at Rhayader - - 1526695.jpg Glyn Bridge Glyn Bridge Powys Wales.jpg Llanwrthwl Bridge Yr Allt Farm bridge Farm access Newbridge-on-Wye Bridge Y Bonynewydd ar Wy, Newbridge on Wye (geograph 6123243).jpg Brynwern Bridge Builth Road Railway Bridge Near Builth Road railway station. Located on the Heart of Wales Line. Builth Road Wye Bridge.jpg Wye Bridge, Builth Wells II Builth Wells Afon Gwy - River Wye - - 1376087.jpg Erwood Bridge Erwood Carries the B4594 road. Erwood Bridge.jpg Lady Milford’s Bridge – Llanstephan Lady Milford's Bridge - - 383015.jpg Boughrood Bridge II Boughrood, the bridge over the Wye - - 1365721.jpg Glasbury Bridge Bridge at Glasbury.jpg Hay Bridge Crossed over the river from Radnorshire to Brecknockshire as well as the currently closed Hereford, Hay and Brecon Railway. It is near the former Hay-on-Wye station which is on the southern side in Herefordshire. Hay Bridge, Hay-on-Wye - - 583448.jpg Whitney-on-Wye Railway Bridge Demolished on the former Hereford, Hay and Brecon Railway which is closed. River Wye west of Whitney Bridge - - 471032.jpg Whitney-on-Wye toll bridge II Whitney-on-Wye Toll Bridge.jpg Bredwardine Bridge II Bredwardine Bridge - - 91876.jpg Bridge Sollers Bridge Wye River bridge Bridge Sollers - - 1506624.jpg Hunderton Bridge – Hereford On the former Goods Line, part of the original Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway Hunderton Bridge - 1 - - 852813.jpg Greyfriars bridge (A49 road) A49 road bridge over the Wye at Hereford - IMG 0088.JPG Wye Bridge (Hereford) I Late C15, widened 1826. [5] Wye Bridge, Hereford - - 13799.jpg Victoria Bridge II [6] Footbridge over River Wye. c1897. Built by Findlay of Motherwell. Concrete piers. [7] Victoria Footbridge - Hereford.jpg Greenway Bridge – Rotherwas, Hereford Bridge links the Bartonsham and Rotherwas areas of Hereford. Greenway-Bridge-credit-David-Griffiths-Eye-Contact-Media-cropped.jpg Eign Bridge – Rotherwas, Hereford Built as part of the Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway which line is largely closed apart from the section here which is part of the Welsh Marches Line. Eign bridge, Hereford-geograph-5127534-by-John-Winder.jpg Holme Lacy Bridge – The Holme Lacy Bridge - - 116064.jpg Ballingham Railway Bridge grid reference SO 569 306 1855-1859 Ballingham Carried the closed Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway over the river, the bridge decking is demolished. [4] Ruined railway bridge over the Wye near Carey - - 331159.jpg Hoarwithy Bridge – Hoarwithy Bridge - - 1356599.jpg Sellack Suspension Bridge II Suspension Footbridge over the River Wye - - 462183.jpg Foy Bridge – Foy suspension bridge over the river Wye - - 55552.jpg Strangford Railway Bridge – Closed Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway line. Decking spanning the river demolished. Disused rail bridge at Strangford over the River Wye - - 244569.jpg Backney Railway Bridge – Closed Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway line. Dismantled railway bridge - Backney - - 558261.jpg Bridstow Bridge – Bridstow bridge, completed in 1960, carries the A40 trunk road over the river Wye near Ross-on-Wye. The Bridstow Bridge, Ross-on-Wye - - 100166.jpg Wilton Bridge I Stone bridge. In 1597 an Act was passed authorising its construction. It was completed within the next 2 years. 5 semicircular arches each with 3 ribs. Wilton Bridge - - 1437878.jpg Kerne Bridge II Road bridge. 1828 by B D Jones. Ashlar. Five-span bridge with large central arch flanked by graded arches. Kerne Bridge over the River Wye - - 1445894.jpg Welsh Bicknor Railway Bridge – On the closed Ross and Monmouth Railway. The old railway bridge at Welsh Bicknor - - 70822.jpg Huntsham Bridge II Huntsham Bridge - - 472055.jpg Hand ferry at the Ye Old Ferrie Inn – Symonds Yat The Olde Ferry Inn - - 540640.jpg Hand ferry at the Saracens Head Inn – Symonds Yat Chain ferry, River Wye - - 728162.jpg Biblins Bridge – Site of Biblins Youth Campsite Biblins Bridge - - 733946.jpg Wye Bridge (Monmouth) II Built in 1617 Monmouth Wye Bridge - - 288963.jpg Duke of Beaufort Bridge II Monmouth Troy Built in 1874. It is listed (as a historic structure) simply as the Railway Bridge, Monmouth. Duke of Beaufort Bridge.jpg Monmouth Viaduct 51°48′16″N 2°42′28″W / 51.804475°N 2.707872°W / 51.804475; -2.707872Coordinates: 51°48′16″N 2°42′28″W / 51.804475°N 2.707872°W / 51.804475; -2.707872 – Monmouth Troy Bridge dismantled in 1967. It carried the Coleford, Monmouth, Usk & Pontypool Railway line. Part of the closed Wye Valley Railway line. Viaduct, River Wye, near Monmouth - - 1179644.jpg Penallt Viaduct II Also known as, and listed as Redbrook Railway Bridge. Previously carried the Wye Valley Railway. Still in use as a footpath. The old railway bridge, Redbrook - - 604235.jpg Bigsweir Bridge II* Carries the A466 road. Bigsweir Bridge.jpg Brockweir Bridge 51°42′25″N 2°40′08″W / 51.707029°N 2.668972°W / 51.707029; -2.668972 (Brockweir Bridge) 1906 II Brockweir Designed by S.W. & A.L. Yockney of Victoria Street, Westminster. The contractors were E. Finch and Company of Chepstow. [8] Brockweir quay and bridge.jpg Tintern Railway Bridge 51°42′01″N 2°40′24″W / 51.700334°N 2.673260°W / 51.700334; -2.673260 (Tintern Railway Bridge) Tintern station Demolished. On the closed Wye Valley Railway south of Tintern railway station. Tintern Dismantled Railway Bridge - Southern Abutment - - 204771.jpg Old Tramway Bridge 51°41′58″N 2°40′53″W / 51.699424°N 2.681343°W / 51.699424; -2.681343 (Old Tramway Bridge) 1875 II Tintern Listed as the Old Tramway Bridge (formerly Wireworks Bridge), but also known as the Tintern Footbridge. Previously carried the Tintern Wireworks Branch, now a footbridge. [9] Tintern Old Tramway Bridge.jpg Old Wye Bridge, Chepstow 52°29′19″N 3°43′36″W / 52.48855°N 3.72676°W / 52.48855; -3.72676 (Wye Bridge) I Chepstow Carries the B4228 road. Bridge over Wye - - 682946.jpg A48 bridge 52°29′13″N 3°43′20″W / 52.48681°N 3.72227°W / 52.48681; -3.72227 (A48 bridge at Chepstow) – Chepstow Carries the A48 road. A48 bridge on River Wye at Chepstow.jpg Chepstow Railway Bridge 52°28′53″N 3°42′58″W / 52.48151°N 3.71618°W / 52.48151; -3.71618 (Chepstow Railway Bridge) II Chepstow Built in 1852 as part of the South Wales Railway. It also brought the closed Wye Valley Railway into Chepstow station. It now carries the Gloucester to Newport Line. River Wye Railway bridge at Chepstow.jpg M48 Wye Bridge 52°28′22″N 3°42′05″W / 52.47276°N 3.70141°W / 52.47276; -3.70141 (M48 Wye Bridge) II Tidenham and Chepstow Built in 1966, it carried the M4 motorway between England and Wales until the opening of the Second Severn Crossing in 1996. It now carries the M48 motorway. River Wye estuary and M48 Wye road bridge.jpg Severn-Wye Cable Tunnel 51°36′40″N 2°40′09″W / 51.61098°N 2.66921°W / 51.61098; -2.66921 (Severn-Wye Cable Tunnel) – Newhouse (Mathern) – Aust The tunnel is 47.5 m deep, with a diameter of 3.05 m and a total length of 3,678 m.[10] The tunnel carries two 400 kV circuits, each with three cables.[11] Pylons - - 190588.jpg Aust Severn Powerline Crossing 51°36′21″N 2°38′29″W / 51.60578°N 2.64136°W / 51.60578; -2.64136 (Aust Severn Powerline Crossing) – Longest powerline span in the UK at 1 mile (1,618 metres). Aust Ferry First Severn Road Bridge under construction geograph-2211848-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg