NT9952 : Tweed and Rowing Club

taken 6 years ago, near to Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, Great Britain

Tweed and Rowing Club
Tweed and Rowing Club
Looking upstream along the River Tweed. On the right is the BARC building and in the distance the Royal Border Bridge.
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.

Royal Border Bridge :: NT9953

Royal Border Bridge spans the River Tweed between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Tweedmouth. It is a Grade I listed railway viaduct LinkExternal link built between 1847 and 1850, when it was opened by Queen Victoria. The engineer who designed it was Robert Stephenson (son of George Stephenson). It was built for the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway and is still in regular use today, as part of the East Coast Main Line.
The bridge is 659 metres long. It has 28 arches, constructed of brick but faced with stone.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Primary Subject of Photo
River 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 9957 5293 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:46.1825N 2:0.5053W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 99644 52898
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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