SJ8120 : Plardiwick Bridge near Gnosall Heath, Staffordshire

taken 7 years ago, near to Gnosall Heath, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Plardiwick Bridge near Gnosall Heath, Staffordshire
Plardiwick Bridge near Gnosall Heath, Staffordshire
This accommodation bridge (No 36) also carries a little used public footpath which crosses fields between Newport Road and Norbury Road.
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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SJ8120, 83 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 11 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 815 206 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:46.9682N 2:16.4927W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 815 206
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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