SJ8317 : Oscote Barn Bridge near Church Eaton, Staffordshire

taken 7 years ago, near to Church Eaton, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Oscote Barn Bridge near Church Eaton, Staffordshire
Oscote Barn Bridge near Church Eaton, Staffordshire
Bridge No 28 is an accommodation bridge which carries a public footpath which crosses fields between Wood Eaton and Goosemoor. This is also known as Parks Barn Bridge
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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SJ8317, 52 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 831 177 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.4385N 2:15.0739W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 831 177
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