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Original Text (Annotation: EPW041576 / 789239)

' A buttress still there today of the 'Third Trent Bridge.'Known as the 'Horse Bridge' A lightweight construction,it was used by horses to tow barges across the Trent from the Grantham Canal downstream to the entrance of the Nottingham Canal on the other bank.Washed away in a flood in the 1880s. The 'Third' Trent Bridge?...because in the 1870s the new Trent Bridge was constructed next to the old...which was then demolished.So for a few years there were three. '