SJ6833 : Tyrley Castle Bridge near Market Drayton, Shropshire

taken 7 years ago, near to Market Drayton, Shropshire, Great Britain

Tyrley Castle Bridge near Market Drayton, Shropshire
Tyrley Castle Bridge near Market Drayton, Shropshire
Bridge No 61 across the Shropshire Union Canal is an accommodation bridge with no public access.
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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SJ6833, 58 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 685 336 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.9792N 2:28.1147W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 685 336
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