SS3516 : River Torridge

taken 9 years ago, near to West Putford, Devon, Great Britain

River Torridge
River Torridge
Looking downstream from Kismeldon Bridge, or rather from a temporary wooden pedestrian bridge on the downstream side of it. The bridge is currently closed to traffic as it is being rebuilt, and this has repercussions for traffic in local lanes. The bridge "is the first important bridge over the youthful Torridge and is mentioned in 1279. The name is interesting, for it goes back to an early Christian cross in this lonely country (cristelmael, "cross, crucifix") which may have marked a ford at this point." from LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) .
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SS3516, 7 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 March, 2008
Category
River   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 3573 1689 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:55.6807N 4:20.3318W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 3570 1693
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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