NT9351 : Rowers on the Tweed

taken 11 years ago, near to Loanend, Northumberland, Great Britain

Rowers on the Tweed
Rowers on the Tweed
Just below Chain Bridge. On the way downstream towards Berwick.
River Tweed
The River Tweed is 97 miles long and flows generally west to east through the Scottish borders. It rises at Tweedsmuir and passes through small towns like Peebles, Selkirk, Melrose, Galashields and Kelso, before entering the North Sea at Berwick on Tweed.
Union Chain Bridge
This chain-link bridge (as distinct from a cable suspension bridge) was built in 1819-20 by Capt. S. Brown R.N. at a cost of 5000. When it was built this was the longest suspension bridge in the world. The deck is of iron girders with a wooden roadway.

The English side of the bridge is listed grade 1 (list entry number 1042214) and a Scheduled Ancient Monument; the Scottish side is listed category A (reference 13645).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 November, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 November, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Sport, Leisure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Primary Subject of Photo
Boat 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 9336 5106 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:45.1716N 2:6.4413W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 9344 5104
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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