TM2885 : Homersfield Bridge viewed from the south

taken 6 years ago, near to Homersfield, Suffolk, Great Britain

Homersfield Bridge viewed from the south
Homersfield Bridge viewed from the south
In 1869 Sir Shafto Adair of Flixton Hall commissioned the Ipswich architect Henry Eyton to build a bridge to replace the existing one spanning the River Waveney, the Norfolk - Suffolk border. The wrought-iron framework of the arch is encased in concrete and is of considerable historic interest as a forerunner of modern reinforced concrete structures. The present bridge, built in 1990, makes use of the abutments of the old bridge, which was probably made of wood. Seven administrative boundaries meet at the centre of the bridge.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 April, 2013   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 13 April, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2835 8570 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:25.2949N 1:21.4120E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2832 8567
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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