SD7909 : River Irwell, Warth Bridge

taken 7 years ago, near to Fishpool, Bury, Great Britain

River Irwell, Warth Bridge
River Irwell, Warth Bridge
Looking along the River Irwell, towards Warth Bridge. The bridge was built in the 1930s to carry the (then) new road route (Bury Road) between Radcliffe and Bury. It crosses the Irwell just downstream of Bealey's weir.
River Irwell
The River Irwell rises on the Rossendale hills north of Bacup and flows south for 39 miles before joining the River Mersey west of Manchester. It was a very important river in the development of industry, during the Industrial revolution, in Lancashire.
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SD7909, 154 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
Irwell 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7956 0904 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.6532N 2:18.6103W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7944 0903
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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