SE0656 : The Strid, Bolton Abbey

3 km from Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

The Strid, Bolton Abbey
The Strid, Bolton Abbey
There are quite a few 'strids' scattered around the Dales. But this one is THE Strid, where for many years young bloods have attempted to leap across the River Wharfe, usually watched by their admiring girlfriend, or egged on by rowdy companions. Often the results have been tragic. This 'dare' is quite definitely not to be recommended.
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1970
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Date Taken
7 August 1970   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 11 July, 2009
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River bank   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 063 565 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:0.2693N 1:54.3223W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 062 565
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