SJ9922 : The Essex Bridge (part) at Shugborough, Staffordshire

taken 9 years ago, near to Great Haywood, Staffordshire, Great Britain

The Essex Bridge (part) at Shugborough, Staffordshire
The Essex Bridge (part) at Shugborough, Staffordshire
The stone packhorse bridge across the River Trent was probably built in the seventeenth century to replace a 1550 wooden structure. It has low parapets to avoid impeding the wide loads on the horses. Originally it had 40 arches, fourteen of which remain.
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SJ9922, 284 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 March, 2009
Category
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 995 225 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:48.0413N 2:0.5225W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 995 226
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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