NY3768 : Longtown Bridge

near to Longtown, Cumbria, Great Britain

Longtown Bridge
Longtown Bridge
View of the 18th century bridge from upstream. The river is in spate after heavy rain. Longtown has a somewhat turbulent history, being very close to the Scottish border. The area was often raided for cattle and other goods by the Border Reivers. Longtown has the largest sheep market in England.
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2008
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 October, 2008
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Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 377 688 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.6341N 2:58.4665W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 378 689
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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