SP0791 : "Zig-Zag" Bridge crossing the River Tame. Perry Barr

near to Perry Barr, Birmingham, Great Britain

"Zig-Zag" Bridge crossing the River Tame. Perry Barr.
"Zig-Zag" Bridge crossing the River Tame. Perry Barr.
The bridge, built in 1711, is said to be the oldest surviving structure in Birmingham. The crossing of the Tame on this site was mentioned as early as 1509. A representation of the bridge appears on the badge of a local school. The view was taken from the modern replacement on the A453 Aldridge Road.
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2009
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 21 January, 2009   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 21 January, 2009
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Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 070 919 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:31.5120N 1:53.8688W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 070 919
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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