SU5495 : Clifton Hampden Bridge

taken 3 years ago, near to Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

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Clifton Hampden Bridge
Clifton Hampden Bridge
What brickwork! Even under the arches. This bridge was designed by George Gilbert Scott, and erected in 1864: such detail is normally found only on Brunel's railway bridges.
Unfortunately this bridge is now on a major 'rat-run' north of Didcot. As it is 'single-track' for about 200 metres, it is controlled by traffic lights - but of course passage is still slow at busy times. It is also quite hazardous for walkers on the Thames Path, who have to cross it.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 October, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport 
River (from Tags)
River Thames 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Thames Path 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 5471 9537 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:39.2679N 1:12.6333W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 5467 9537
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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