SE2236 : Pack Horse Bridge, Calverley / Horsforth

taken 12 years ago, near to Calverley, Leeds, Great Britain

Pack Horse Bridge, Calverley / Horsforth
Pack Horse Bridge, Calverley / Horsforth
Looking north across this ancient bridge (the view from the other side can be seen at SE2237).
The bridge was used by pack horses carrying goods between Horsforth and Calverley. Notice that the parapets are 2 different heights - supposedly this was because the bridge was not quite wide enough for 2 laden horses to pass, so it allowed for the pack of one horse to overhang the parapet. I think that explanation is a bit unlikely - why not have 2 low parapets?
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Rich Tea and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SE2236, 460 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 27 February, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 27 February, 2006
Category
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 221 369 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:49.6740N 1:39.9435W
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 81 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register