NZ1455 : The Handley Cross bridge, Hamsterley

taken 9 years ago, near to Burnopfield, County Durham, Great Britain

The Handley Cross bridge, Hamsterley
The Handley Cross bridge, Hamsterley
This gets its name from the novel of that name written by Robert Smith Surtees.
He owned Hamsterley Hall estate in the mid nineteenth century and the profits from the book are popularly supposed to have paid for the bridge to be built. The book was one of the famous "Jorrocks" series which made Surtees very famous (and rich).
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 May, 2011
Geographical Context
Country estates  Lowlands  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 145 557 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.7926N 1:46.4517W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 146 558
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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