Facts in Brief:
* Built from Sandstone, finished in 1836
* Labour used was all convict.
* Widely considered as the most decorative of this type of bridge in the world
* Contains over 186 carvings on the faces of the three arches
* The most influential artist behind the creation of the carvings in convict Daniel Herbert. Herbert continued to live in Ross after he became a free man.
* The artwork depicts Celtic symbols, faces of local politicians and well known local characters. Even the Christian theologian John Calvin is on the bridge
* Herbert carved a self portrait and his future wife on the bridge
* The Bridge is floodlit at night
* The Colonial Cottages of Ross and the Ross B&B are all withing a close walking distance to the bridge
* Tim Johnson has provided walking tours of the village of Ross and the bridge since 1985. His tours have featured in most of the popular travel shows and many pubications including the American National Geographic magazine "Traveler"