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Kennet Avon Navigation Bath to Hanham Lock

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Newbridge - east


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1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright


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2005
ST7265 : River  Avon  on the Western fringes of Bath by Martyn Pattison
This section of the river is just to the west of Bath, and flows down to Bristol. Once it would have carried heavy industrial traffic to Bristol, now it really only carries leisure craft.
Photo taken from the boat, looking upstream.
by Martyn Pattison



2007
ST7265 : The River Avon at Newbridge, Bath by Philip Halling
Morning sunlight on a tree on the Avon river bank at Newbridge to the west of Bath.
by Philip Halling



Newbridge - west

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ST7165
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1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright


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Newbridge Railway Bridge


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2006
ST7165 : River Avon above Newbridge Railway Bridge by Pierre Terre
Looking downstream to the former rail bridge now used by the Bristol and Bath Railway Path. This section of the river has much rowing activity.
by Pierre Terre



2006
ST7165 : River Avon, Newbridge Railway Bridge by Pierre Terre
Now used by the Bristol to Bath cycle and footpath.
by Pierre Terre






Newbridge Marina

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2007
ST7165 : Newbridge Marina by Philip Halling
Newbridge Marina is situated beside the River Avon to the west of Bath.
by Philip Halling





Newbridge Road Bridge

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2007
ST7165 : New Bridge over the River Avon by Philip Halling
A narrow boat passes under New Bridge. The bridge replaced a ford at this point 1734, though the bridge was later widened and altered in the 1820s. The original construction of the bridge was part of a wider scheme to make the river navigable. The circular hole in the bridge, along with smaller arches each side help to relieve pressure from water during times of flood.
by Philip Halling



2006
ST7165 : River Avon, New Bridge by Pierre Terre
A road bridge carrying the A4 from the west of Bath towards Bristol. Looking downstream.
by Pierre Terre



2010
ST7165 : Bridge carrying the A4 at Newbridge, Bath by Rick Crowley
This bridge was built to replace the ford in 1734 to make the river Avon navigable. It was widened and altered in 1820ís. Note the two circular holes at either side to allow excess flood water to pass.
by Rick Crowley






River Avon below Newbridge


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1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright


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2006
ST7166 : River Avon east of Kelston Park by Pierre Terre
Rowers hereabouts overtake narrowboats with great gusto. Behind across the floodplain can be seen the trees and shrubs lining the river as it winds towards the next railway bridge, and lining the Bristol & Bath route. Perched on the hill is Newton St Loe ST7064
by Pierre Terre



2006
ST7166 : River Avon east of Kelston by Pierre Terre
A view downstream across the bend south of Dean Hill House, with a distant glimpse of Kelston Park
by Pierre Terre



2007





Kelston Park


ST7066
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright


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2007
ST7066 : River Avon near Kelston Park by Philip Halling
Narrowboat on the River Avon near Kelston Park
by Philip Halling



2007
ST7066 : Meadows opposite Kelston Park by Philip Halling
The River Avon follows the left side of the meadow.
by Philip Halling





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