Ashuelot Covered Bridge

Location: 20 Hampshire Ct., Ashuelot, NH  03441

Category: Arts, Culture & History, Covered Bridges, Outdoor Activities,

Ashuelot Covered Bridge is number 1 on the list of covered bridges in New Hampshire.  It was built across the Ashuelot River in the village of Ashuelot in the western part of Winchester in 1864-65.  It connects the village on the northern bank to the railroad station which was near the southern abutment.    This wooden Town Lattice truss covered bridge is about 11-1/2 feet above the water, 29 feet wide has 2 spans totaling 178 feet.  It has a road in the middle with sidewalks either side.  It has a central pier and stone abutments.  It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.