SE3457 : Knaresborough - River Nidd and railway bridge

taken 46 years ago, near to Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Knaresborough - River Nidd and railway bridge
Knaresborough - River Nidd and railway bridge
The 'classic' Knaresborough view of river and railway bridge from the Castle
Knaresborough viaduct
Grade II* Listed the railway viaduct was completed by Thomas Grainger in 1851 to carry a branch of the Leeds & Thirsk Railway (Leeds Northern Railway) three years after the first viaduct had collapsed into the river as it neared completion. The four-span bridge stands 78ft high above the water, each span measuring 56ft 9in across. Approximately 350ft long the replacement bridge cost 9,803.00 to construct.
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SE3457, 459 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 April, 1971   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 20 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
River 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3473 5705 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:0.4985N 1:28.2942W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3486 5692
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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