NY9939 : Stanhope Ford

taken 13 years ago, near to Crawleyside, County Durham, Great Britain

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Stanhope Ford
Stanhope Ford
Can we hope that the Stanhope Ford is now closed to motor vehicles for ever? It never did make much sense to risk this crossing of the River Wear, when taking the road round via the bridge added little more than a kilometre to the journey. There have been some scary incidents and hazardous rescue operations after people have attempted to negotiate the ford in inappropriate conditions.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 June, 2009
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Ford   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 991 391 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:44.8384N 2:0.9302W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 991 391
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