covered bridge

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cov·ered bridge

 (kŭv′ərd)
n.
A bridge whose roadway is enclosed by a roof and by walls on both sides.

Covered Bridge

A bridge with wooden trusses and a roof so that the trusses were protected from the weather.
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Noun1.Covered Bridge - a bridge whose passageway is protected by a roof and enclosing sidescovered bridge - a bridge whose passageway is protected by a roof and enclosing sides
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
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We soon pass the confluence of the rivers Ure and Cover and reach the Coverbridge, with a gate leading to the public road.
After crossing the bridge, we pass the Coverbridge Inn on the left and follow the road to Spennithrope before crossing Ulshaw Bridge -which has a column with the date 1674 in the centre.
Care needed when crossing public roads REFRESHMENTS: Blue Lion Inn, East Witton, or Coverbridge Inn MAP: Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 302 Northallerton and Thirsk DOGS: Under proper control WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Not suitable