SO8004 : Askew over the cut-Ryeford, Glos

taken 7 years ago, near to Bridgend, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Askew over the cut-Ryeford, Glos
Askew over the cut-Ryeford, Glos
This is allegedly the original skew bridge from the 1867 construction of the Stonehouse to Nailsworth Railway which carried the line over the Stroudwater Canal. The last ever passenger service on the line ran on 16th June 1947 and the line closed to freight in 1966. The ground formation here gave rise to problems in construction, hence the skewed bridge. The bridge now carries NCN (National Cycle Network) route no 45 from Salisbury to Chester. This photo was taken on the day of a Railway Ramblers walk from Stroud to Nailsworth. Time taken 12.10 pm BST (British Summer Time).
SO8004 : Skewed over the Stroudwater-Ryeford, Glos SO8004 : Skewed view from above-Ryeford, Glos
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 June, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Sport, Leisure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe  Canals 
Place (from Tags)
Stonehouse  Gloucestershire  Cotswolds  Gloucestershire Cotswolds 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8092 0469 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.4351N 2:16.6637W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8090 0469
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Skew Bridge  NCN45  Stroudwater Canal  Railway Ramblers  Stonehouse to Nailsworth Railway 

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