SE0523 : Sowerby Bridge

taken 11 years ago, near to Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale, Great Britain

Sowerby Bridge
Sowerby Bridge
The arches of the 17C stone bridge can be seen below the 19C widening. The first recorded bridge here was a wooden one in 1314. It was rebuilt in stone in the 16C and again in 1673 following severe damage by a flood. It was widened for the turnpike road in 1773 and further improved in 1823 and 1875. The green box on the right is probably a river level gauge.
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SE0523, 368 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 July, 2006   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 2 July, 2006
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Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 059 235 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:42.4736N 1:54.7258W
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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