Jindo Nandong-ri Ssangungyo and Danungyo (진도 남동리 쌍운교 및 만우교) - Jindo, Korea
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N 34° 21.820 E 126° 09.875
52S E 239237 N 3806123
Quick Description: This Cultural Property consists of two small stone bridges near the Historic Site of the Namdoseokseong Fortress on Jindo Island on Korea's scenic southern coast.
Location: Jeolla nam do, South Korea
Date Posted: 5/31/2012 12:08:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMEHB2
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:

Jindo Nandong-ri Ssangungyo and Danungyo - Jeollanamdo Cultural Property No. 215

Although these two stone bridges post-date the nearby Historic Site of Namdoseokseong Fortress by several centuries, they represent an type of construction that was common at least up until a hundred years ago. These might easily be bypassed as they blend in with the environment so well, partly due to being covered with soil and grass on the surface and the small stream that they cross.

The silhouette of the bridges are thought to resemble rainbows and one of them has a double arch construction.

These bridges are in close proximity to each other, but not adjacent. Both of them are still in use as can be seen by the worn path in the center, especially Ssangungyo, the double-arched bridge.

진도 남동리 쌍운교 및 만우교

전라남도 문화제자료 제215호
전라남도 진도군 임회면 남동리 294
남도석성의 남문 밖을 흐르는 개울인에운천을 건너는
2개의 무지개 다라이다. 단운교는 옆에서 볼때 무지개
모양이다. 다리 위에는 흙을 돋우고 잔디를 심었다.
길이 4.5m, 너비 3.6m, 노ㅠ이 2.7m로 작은 규모이다.
주번의 흔한 돌을 다듬지 않고 그대로 사용하였는데
다리의 아치 윗부분에는 편마암질의 돌을 판석 형태로
썼고, 아랫부분에는 약간 큰 강돌을썼다. 특이하게 아
치부분은 다듬지 않은 남작한 돌을 세로로세워서 불규
칙하게 돌려 쌓았다.
쌍운교는 개울의 너비가 넓어 쌍무지개 형식으로 만
든점이 단우교와 다르다. 단우교와 마치로 편마
암질의 다듬지 않은돌과 강돌로 쌓아 만둔었다. 길이
5.5m, 폭 2.5m, 높이 2.5m이다.
단운교가 세위진 시기는 1870년 이후이나 정확한 기
록은 남아있지 않다. 쌍운교는 주민들이 1930년 겅에
세웠다고 한다. 이 두 다리는 비록규모는 각으나 단아
한 멋이있고, 자연석을 사용하여 투박하지만 오히려서
민적인 경취를 느결 수 있다.

Jindo Namdong-ri Ssangungyo and Danungyo

Cultural Property Material No. 215
294 Namdong-ri, Imhoe-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do

Jindo Namdong-ri Ssangungyo and Danungyo are the two
rainbow bridges that cross the Seun Creek, which flows
through the south gate of Namdoseokseong.
the side of Danungyo is shaped like a rainbow. The soil
is underlaid and the grass is planted on the bridge. It is
a small bridge 4.5m. in length, 3.6m. in width, and
2.7m. in height. The stone that was used to build the
bridge does not face the arched part of the bridge. The
gneiss stone takes the form of a plane and is in a lower
portion of the bridge that was built with large river rocks.
Particularly, the arched portion is irregularly built with
accumulating flat stones that did not undergo the facing
process. Ssangungyo is slightly different from Danungyo
in that it has a double rainbow formation because the
creek is wide. Just like Danungyo, it was built with gneiss
stone that did not pass through the facing process, and
with large river rocks. It has a length of 5.5 m. a width of
2.5m, and a height of 2.5m. There is no record concerning
the exact date when Danungyo was built, but it is estimated
that it was built later than 1870. A resident said that
Ssangungyo was built sometime in 1930. Although both
bridges are small in scale, their grace and coarseness due
to their natural stones are reminders of the sentiments of
the common folk.

Type of Historic Site: Other Official Historic Site

Official Designated Number: 215

Province or Metropolitan City: Jeollanam-do

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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