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Trews Weir Exeter

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The bridge over Trews Weir dates back to 1935 and was constructed to provide a link between the Willey's Foundry on the western bank of the Exe and the then-new estates of Burnthouse Lane on the opposite side.

It has been much repaired due to stress fractures and corrosion but retains its original form, being one of the most attractive bridges over the Exe.

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Text by Steve Smith.

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