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The precise development dates from the 18th century, as in 1763 the earlier constructing collapsed, resulting in the reconstruction of that construction that most likely dated from 1250. Nonetheless it’s not clear if that one was additionally a reconstruction of a earlier bridge.
The truth is, right here handed the Roman street that linked Amarante to Guimarães and Braga, therefore there have been sufficient circumstances for having right here a Roman bridge beforehand to the medieval one.
After the bridge collapse in 1763 the photographs of Nossa Senhora da Piedade and the Crucified Christ that have been within the centre of the bridge have been transferred to the São Gonçalo Church.”