TQ1769 : Kingston Bridge, River Thames

taken 44 years ago, near to Kingston Upon Thames, Great Britain

Kingston Bridge, River Thames
Kingston Bridge, River Thames
There has been a bridge of some sort here ever since the 13th century. Various wooden bridges existed for many years. A ducking stool for witches was used from the bridge, one of the last recorded cases of ducking being that of the landlady of the King's Head, on 17 April 1745.
In 1828 the first stone bridge was built and was widened in 1914. This is the bridge as photographed in 1974. It has been widened again in 2001 but with little overall change in appearance.
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TQ1769, 407 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 8 April, 1974   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 June, 2007
Category
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 177 693 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.6310N 0:18.5425W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 177 692
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