SO6143 : Skew Bridge, Monkhide

near to Newtown, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Skew Bridge, Monkhide
Skew Bridge, Monkhide
Built by Stephen Ballard in 1843 to take a minor no through road over the Hereford to Gloucester Canal. Rather than simply build it at right angles to the canal he went to all the trouble with stability etc in building the most skew canal bridge in Britain. Why? Because he could.
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Monday, 2 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 2 January, 2006
Canal bridge   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 611 439 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.5241N 2:34.1522W
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