NT8843 : Twizel Bridge

taken 3 years ago, 3 km from Upsettlington, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

This is 1 of 7 images, with title Twizel Bridge in this square
Twizel Bridge
Twizel Bridge
Said to be one of Britain's finest medieval bridges. Completed in 1511, it was, until 1727, the longest (27 metres) single-span bridge in Britain.
Used by both the English and Scottish armies on the way to the battle of Flodden Field. On the morning of the battle (9th September 1513) the English vanguard of some 10,000 men plus cannon passed over this bridge on the way to outflank the Scottish.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright David Chatterton and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NT8843, 42 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 26 August, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 884 433 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:40.9826N 2:11.0864W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 885 432
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Twizel Bridge  Battle of Flodden Field  Medieval Bridge 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 59 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register