Spanning the Centuries: buy the book
Northamptonshire has over 100 bridges. This page showcases a small selection, but you can see more in the book 'Spanning the Centuries: The Historic Bridges of Northamptonshire'.
This beautifully illustrated book provides a thorough assessment of the 104 bridges in Northamptonshire that are listed or scheduled by Historic England because of their architectural, historical or cultural significance.
The book refers to Roman and Medieval, Post Medieval, ornamental, canal and railway bridges. The book is full of interesting local stories where you will encounter famous events, such as battles.
You will meet a variety of interesting people including kings and queens, lords and ladies, poets and famous architects as well as witches, robbers and vandals.
Order a copy
You can also view all the bridges on our
Heritage map by selecting the 'Historic Bridges' layer.
Click on the photos below to learn more about each bridge.