Benville Bridge

Benville Bridge
Location Jefferson Proving Ground, approximately 1 mile east off Perimeter Rd., Bigger Township, Jennings County, Indiana
Coordinates 38°58′50″N 85°27′10″W / 38.98056°N 85.45278°W / 38.98056; -85.45278Coordinates: 38°58′50″N 85°27′10″W / 38.98056°N 85.45278°W / 38.98056; -85.45278
Area less than one acre
Built 1908 (1908)
Built by Miller, Charles W.; Brolley, Thomas
Architectural style stone-arch bridge
NRHP Reference # 96000789[1]
Added to NRHP July 30, 1996

Benville Bridge, also known as Bridge #27, is a historic stone-arch bridge located on the grounds of Jefferson Proving Ground in Bigger Township, Jennings County, Indiana. It was built in 1908, and is a three-span, round arch bridge. It is 168 feet in length and 17 feet wide. It was rehabilitated in 1986.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1]


  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-05-01. Note: This includes Laura Thayer (September 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Benville Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01..

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