SP6496 : High Bridge near Newton Harcourt, Leicestershire

taken 4 years ago, near to Newton Harcourt, Leicestershire, Great Britain

High Bridge near Newton Harcourt, Leicestershire
High Bridge near Newton Harcourt, Leicestershire
High Bridge is No 79 across the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section). The bridge is an accommodation bridge carrying no public right of way. The woodland on the left is Manor House Spinney.
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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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6431 9663 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.8226N 1:3.1627W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6432 9660
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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