NZ1125 : Skew Bridge

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".
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Mick Garratt and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NZ1125, 20 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Geograph (First for NZ1125)
First in 5 Years (TPoint) ?
Date Taken
Sunday, 2 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Sunday, 2 October, 2005
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 117 255 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.4705N 1:49.2185W
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

This page has been viewed about 174 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register
donate to geograph