The Bridges near Egrek village
The Bridges near Egrek village In the land of Egrek and the neighboring villages are located few stone bridges that local people call “Roman”. The bridges were built at the end of XVIII or beginning of XIX century. There are two bridges in Egrek village. The one in the lower quarter is three-vault bridge but semi-destroyed. The other in the upper village quarter is a two-vault bridge with length of the roadway 13.20m and vaults with width of 4.2m and 6.2m. It was built by a shepherd for the good (hair) of the people. The construction was made with tooled stones, the vaults were coated with perches of smaller flat stones. White mortar was used for soldering and a breakwater built on the pillar of the bridge. There is a well nearby built with stones and covered with a big slate (tikla). Note: The place is easily accessible and can be combined in a common route with other monuments from the area of the villages of Egrek and Avren.
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