SU7951 : Chequers Bridge, Basingstoke Canal

taken 44 years ago, near to Crookham Village, Hampshire, Great Britain

Chequers Bridge, Basingstoke Canal
Chequers Bridge, Basingstoke Canal
This bridge, which carries the metalled road southwards out of Crookham, is clearly of fairly modern construction and it appears to me that the traffic which once crossed Poulter's Bridge (next one to the east) at some stage switched to Chequers Bridge. Some research is necessary on this.
In the present picture, again there is evidence of localised use for boating before the canal had been restored.
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SU7951, 82 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 March, 1974   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 June, 2007
Category
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 791 517 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.5383N 0:51.9912W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 792 516
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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