SJ8837 : Malkin's Bridge near Meaford, Staffordshire

taken 7 years ago, near to Barlaston, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Malkin's Bridge near Meaford, Staffordshire
Malkin's Bridge near Meaford, Staffordshire
The bridge (No 101) appears to be an accommodation bridge pre-dating the construction (and demolition) of the power stations, and serving Meaford Upper Farm, also no longer in existence.
Accommodation Bridges
When the canals (or railways) were built in the 18th and 19th centuries, they were often routed in such a way that farmers and other landowners had their land bisected, so bridges had to be provided to allow access to fields on both sides of the canal. These bridges are frequently referred to as accommodation bridges, and however solid and well constructed, often don't lead anywhere except from one field to another.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 889 370 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.8362N 2:9.9231W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 889 370
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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