NZ1125 : Skew Bridge

taken 12 years ago, near to Butterknowle, County Durham, Great Britain

Skew Bridge
Skew Bridge
This stone bridge carried the Haggerleazes Branch of Stockton and Darlington Railway over the River Gaunless. It was built in 1830 and was the world's first railway crossing at an acute angle. It was designed by George Dixon of Cockfield. Locally it is known as the "Swin Bridge".
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NZ1125, 22 images   (more nearby )
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Sunday, 2 October, 2005   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 2 October, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 117 255 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.4705N 1:49.2185W
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