SE2013 : Thorncliffe Footbridge

taken 10 years ago, near to Kirkburton, Kirklees, Great Britain

Thorncliffe Footbridge
Thorncliffe Footbridge
The stone slab or clapper footbridge is the oldest type encountered in the UK. It is also the most durable, requiring very little maintenance. The weak points are usually the bankseats, but here the slab rests firmly on a small masonry training wall, which also supports the hillside.
The footbridge and the beck are shown on the 1:25,000 OS maps but not on the 1:50,000 Series
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Date Taken
Friday, 22 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 22 February, 2008
Category
Footbridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 208 134 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:37.0095N 1:41.1774W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 208 133
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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