NU1813 : Lion Bridge, Alnwick

taken 8 years ago, near to Alnwick, Northumberland, Great Britain

Lion Bridge, Alnwick
Lion Bridge, Alnwick
This bridge was built in 1773 by John Adam. On the centre of the east side is lead statue of the lion found on the coat of arms of the Percys, the Dukes of Northumberland. On the west side is a lead statue of a unicorn symbolising Scotland. It is an early example of Gothic Revival style, which was popular in the later 18th and 19th centuries.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 January, 2010
Category
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 186 137 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:25.0444N 1:42.4451W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 186 138
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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