TQ0951 : Dorking Arch

taken 12 years ago, near to West Horsley, Surrey, Great Britain

Dorking Arch
Dorking Arch
This substantial structure, a Lovelace Bridge built in the 1860's and known as the Dorking Arch, carries a carriageway, now only used as a footpath, across Crocknorth Road. It was built to allow the passage of timber carts and no doubt Lord Lovelace's private carriages, to pass unhindered between his southern woodlands and his sawmill near to Brockholes Cross on the Epsom Road and on to Horsley Towers his Estate Residence.

Thanks to Des Hollier for further information.
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TQ0951, 36 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 September, 2005
Category
Footbridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 099 511 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.9302N 0:25.5358W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 099 511
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