SJ7725 : Bullock's Bridge near High Offley, Shropshire

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

Bullock's Bridge near High Offley, Shropshire
Bullock's Bridge near High Offley, Shropshire
Bridge No 43 across the Shropshire Union Canal carries a farm track from Old Lea Farm (off to the left) and a bridleway.
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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SJ7725, 73 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 772 259 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:49.8304N 2:20.3606W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 772 259
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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