ST4718 : Bridge over A303, north of Stoke sub Hamdon

taken 6 years ago, near to Stoke Sub Hamdon, Somerset, Great Britain

Bridge over A303, north of Stoke sub Hamdon
Bridge over A303, north of Stoke sub Hamdon
This area was the original Cartgate; the nearby Cartgate picnic area ST4819 : Cartgate Picnic Area, Near Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset takes its name from Cartgate Bridge, further east. The A303 follows the Fosse Way here
A303 Road

The A303 is a main trunk road running 92 miles between Basingstoke and Honiton. Along with the A30 and M3 it forms a major route between London and the South West. Much of the road is dual carriageway, but some stretches remain single and prone to congestion.

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Fosse Way

A Roman Road that joined Exeter with Lincoln. It also passed through Leicester,Cirencester and Bath.
It was remarkably straight, and many modern roads follow its route. It had junctions with Watling Street and Ermine Street amongst others.
It was probably built before 180 AD.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 14 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Saturday, 16 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Roads, Road transport 
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 4718 1824 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:57.6690N 2:45.2085W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 4715 1821
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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