SS6695 : Bascule Bridge, Swansea

taken 1 year ago, near to Swansea/Abertawe, Great Britain

Bascule Bridge, Swansea
Bascule Bridge, Swansea
This historic bridge as seen from the River Tawe is one of the few surviving relics of the area's rich copper heritage. It had a water-powered lever system enabling a section of the bridge to be lifted to allow sailing ships to pass through.

It is due to be restored for cyclists and pedestrians to use.
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SS6695, 54 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Paths  Sport, Leisure  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6641 9542 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.5001N 3:55.9194W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6644 9537
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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