SO7226 : Old bridge, Newent

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

Old bridge, Newent
Old bridge, Newent
The abutments of the bridge which used to carry the Gloucester to Ledbury line over the Dymock road on Newent. As roadsign indicates, the station was just to the left. Much of the railway was built on the route of the Hereford and Gloucester canal, although at this point the canal originally followed the contours of the land behind the photographer. Restoration of the canal is now in progress, LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) this time using the line of the railway at this point so at some point in the future the bridge will be replaced by an aqueduct.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 October, 2005   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 2 October, 2005
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 720 263 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.0699N 2:24.5199W
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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