SH5471 : Pont Britannia

near to Vaynol Hall, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Pont Britannia
Pont Britannia
This picture was taken from the top of the Marquess of Anglesey's Column Llanfairpwllgwyngyll(SH534715),looking into the adjacent square SH5471 which contains the Britannia Road/Railway Bridge linking Anglesey to the Mainland. Designed by Robert Stevenson as a tubular railway bridge it opened in 1850. In 1970 it was severely damaged by a fire started by youths out on a bat hunt! It was rebuilt as a single line railway bridge on a lower deck and an upper deck carrying the A55 Expressway.
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2004
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Date Taken
Monday, 25 October, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 April, 2005
Category
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 540 710 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:12.9564N 4:11.2793W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 536 715
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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