SE6051 : Bishopgate St

taken 6 years ago, near to York, Great Britain

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Bishopgate St
Bishopgate St
Skeldergate Bridge

Skeldergate Bridge links the York Castle area to Bishophill. It was designed in a Gothic Revival style by civil engineer George Gordon Page, and built between 1878 and 1881. The small arch at the east end has an opening portion, powered by machinery in the Motor House, which also served as a toll house and accommodation for the toll keeper and his family. The bridge opened to admit tall masted ships to the quays on either side of the river between Skeldergate and Ouse Bridges. Skeldergate Bridge was formally declared free of tolls on 1 April 1914. Together with the attached tollhouse, it is a Grade II listed building LinkExternal link

A1036 Road

The A1036 runs 8 miles from Copmanthorpe to Hopgrove via York.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 October, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 28 February, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6036 5127 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.2407N 1:4.9012W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6035 5127
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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