SO2547 : Whitney-on-Wye tollbridge

near to Whitney-on-Wye, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Whitney-on-Wye tollbridge
Whitney-on-Wye tollbridge
The bridge isn't at its best on a wet Easter Monday but it certainly is worth a visit. It is made of wood with stone footings at each bank and stone islands midstream supporting wooden columns and now has iron railings. It dates from 1796 when the tolls averaged around a few pennies and today the toll for a car is just 80p.
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Monday, 9 April, 2012   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 10 April, 2012
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Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2588 4743 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:7.2118N 3:5.0383W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2588 4739
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