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The precise building dates from the 18th century, as in 1763 the earlier constructing collapsed, resulting in the reconstruction of that construction that in all probability dated from 1250. However it’s not clear if that one was additionally a reconstruction of a earlier bridge.
In reality, 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 pictures of Nossa Senhora da Piedade and the Crucified Christ that had been within the centre of the bridge had been transferred to the São Gonçalo Church.”