Bridge in Crasciana
This old bridge spans the stream Purioni near Crasciana, in the town of Bagni di Lucca. It is a round-arched footbridge built in the first half of the 14th century. The bridge is sited in a beautiful valley, flanked by steep hills covered in chestnut trees. It was built in sandstone by local masons.

Place

Bagni di Lucca

Conservation status

It is in a satisfactory state of preservation. Due to the partial collapse of the parapet on the north-side, it is advisable to cross the bridge cautiously.

Bibliography

  • Archivio Soprintendenza B.A.A.A.S. delle province di Pisa, Lucca, Massa Carrara, Livorno (schedatore: Gherardi A., 2001)

Information

Dating: 14th century
District/Location: Bagni di Lucca
District: Mediavalle