SP0951 : River Avon, Bidford Bridge

taken 2 years ago, near to Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, Great Britain

River Avon, Bidford Bridge
River Avon, Bidford Bridge
Bidford Bridge crosses the River Avon at Bidford-on-Avon. It is a scheduled monument and is Grade I listed (List Entry Number: 1355318 LinkExternal link Heritage Gateway).

The bridge has eight arches; it is wider than a typical packhorse bridge with cutwaters on the eastern side. Believed to have been built by the monks of Bordesley Abbey, it dates from the early 15th century but has been repaired many times.
River Avon (Warwickshire)
The River Avon is 85 miles long and flows through the Midlands. It rises near Naseby, Northamptonshire, before flowing through Rugby, Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon, Welford-on-Avon, Bidford-on-Avon, Evesham and Pershore, before it joins the River Severn at Tewkesbury. Also known as the Warwickshire Avon or Shakespeare's Avon, the navigable section has been divided since 1719 into the Lower Avon, below Evesham, and the Upper Avon, from Evesham to above Stratford-upon-Avon.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 29 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Village, Rural settlement 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
River (from Tags)
River Avon 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 099 517 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:9.8360N 1:51.4010W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 098 517
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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