SU9949 : Guildford, Old Town Bridge

taken 4 years ago, near to Guildford, Surrey, Great Britain

Guildford, Old Town Bridge
Guildford, Old Town Bridge
The Old Town Bridge is on the site of the "Golden Ford", and it is this ford to which Guildford owes its name. The mediŠval bridge was destroyed by a flood in 1900 and it was replaced by an iron bridge two years later. In 1973, the old Town Bridge was closed to traffic and Guildford High Street was pedestrianised for much of the working day (LinkExternal link British History Online).
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SU9949, 2290 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 10 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G3 
River (from Tags)
River Wey 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 994 493 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.0915N 0:34.6145W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 994 493
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Pedestrian Bridge  Bridge  High Street  River 

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