TG3018 : Wroxham Bridge

taken 4 years ago, near to Hoveton, Norfolk, Great Britain

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Wroxham Bridge
Wroxham Bridge
Wroxham Bridge was rebuilt in brick and stone in 1619 where the Norwich Road crosses the River Bure joining Wroxham with Hoverton. It is widely considered LinkExternal link to be the second most difficult bridge on the Broads to navigate (after Potter Heigham) due to its low headroom and its arched build which severely restricts passage through.

Wroxham Bridge is a protected as a scheduled ancient monument (LinkExternal link Wroxham Conservation Area).
River Bure
The River Bure rises near Melton Constable, 11 miles upstream of Aylsham, which was the original head of navigation. Most of its length lies within the Norfolk Broads. Nowadays, the head of navigation is 10 miles downstream at Coltishall Bridge and it flows to Great Yarmouth where it meets Breydon Water and flows into the sea at Gorleston.
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 13 November, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Village, Rural settlement 
River (from Tags)
River Bure 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic Lumix TZ60 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 303 181 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:42.6965N 1:24.4879E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 303 180
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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River  Norfolk Broads  Bridge  Arch  Arched Bridge  17th Century  Seventeenth Century  Scheduled Ancient Monument 

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