SO8427 : Haw Bridge over the River Severn

taken 12 years ago, near to Tirley, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Haw Bridge over the River Severn
Haw Bridge over the River Severn
Haw Bridge was completed in September 1961, this replaced an earlier bridge of notoriety. In January 1938, the bridge made national headlines when it was at the centre of the 'Torso Murder', a human torso and limbs were dredged up from the riverbed, however, the head was never found and the crime never solved. This earlier bridge was badly damaged in December 1958, when a barge hit it. The damaged bridge was replaced with the present structure. See: SO8427 : Haw Bridge For more information on the murder see: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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SO8427, 75 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 September, 2005
Category
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 845 278 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.9194N 2:13.5893W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 844 277
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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