1968

ST3037 : Black bridge, Bridgwater

taken 56 years ago, near to Bridgwater, Somerset, England

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Black bridge, Bridgwater
Black bridge, Bridgwater
The telescopic, or Black, bridge crossing the River Parrett at Bridgwater. This formerly carried a railway line, and could be drawn back to the right to allow shipping to go up the river to Bridgwater docks.
Bridgwater once had a substantial brick and tile manufacturing industry, and one of the factories appears behind the bridge.

Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Richard Green and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · River Parrett [48] · Black Bridge [10] · Railway Lines [7] · Bridgwater Docks [6] · Brick and Tile [4] Title Clusters: · Black bridge, Bridgwater [3] ·
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ST3037, 341 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Richard Green   (more nearby)
Date Taken
8 April 1968   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 4 June, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3003 3742 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.9058N 3:0.0810W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3000 3735
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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