ST5872 : Bristol - BS1

near to Bristol, Great Britain

Bristol - BS1
Bristol - BS1
The bow of the M.V. Balmoral alongside Prince’s Wharf points the observer in the direction of the Prince’s Street swing bridge. This bridge was erected in 1809 by the Bristol Dock Company on the site of the ancient jib ferry owned by the Dean and Chapter of Bristol Cathedral. (A jib ferry seems likely to have involved a horizontal boom or crane structure that the ferryman would have used to help him to manoeuvre his boat to and fro). This 19th century bridge carries vehicular traffic and separates the harbour from the dock.
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2012
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 14 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5861 7232 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.9006N 2:35.8194W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5859 7231
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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MV Balmoral  Princes St Bridge  Princes Wharf 

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