SJ9688 : Turnover Bridge

taken 11 years ago, near to Marple, Stockport, Great Britain

Turnover Bridge
Turnover Bridge
A beautiful example of a Turnover or Roving bridge.
A classic case of 'purpose creating design', these bridges allowed a horse to change towpath sides without having to be unhitched from the boat it was pulling. This one is at the point where the Macclesfield Canal joins or leaves the Peak Forest Canal in Marple.
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SJ9688, 200 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
July 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 31 July, 2007
Category
Canal bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 961 883 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.5236N 2:3.5795W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 961 883
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