2008

NY3768 : Longtown Bridge

taken 16 years ago, near to Longtown, Cumbria, England

This is 1 of 9 images, with title Longtown Bridge in this square
Longtown Bridge
Longtown Bridge
View of the 18th century bridge from upstream. The river is in spate after heavy rain. Longtown has a somewhat turbulent history, being very close to the Scottish border. The area was often raided for cattle and other goods by the Border Reivers. Longtown has the largest sheep market in England.

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Category: Bridge
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Border Reivers [5] · River is in Spate after Heavy Rain [4] Title Clusters: · Longtown Bridge [9] ·
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NY3768, 135 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Lynne Kirton   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 24 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 October, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 377 688 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.6341N 2:58.4665W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 378 689
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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