SJ3731 : Broom Bridge east of Lower Frankton in Shropshire

taken 3 years ago, near to Lower Frankton, Shropshire, Great Britain

Broom Bridge east of Lower Frankton in Shropshire
Broom Bridge east of Lower Frankton in Shropshire
Broom(e) Bridge is No 68 across the Llangollen Canal and is an accommodation bridge with no public access into adjacent fields.
Accommodation Bridges
When the canals (or railways) were built in the 18th and 19th centuries, they were often routed in such a way that farmers and other landowners had their land bisected, so bridges had to be provided to allow access to fields on both sides of the canal. These bridges are frequently referred to as accommodation bridges, and however solid and well constructed, often don't lead anywhere except from one field to another.
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Date Taken
Monday, 21 September, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 14 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3796 3178 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:52.7934N 2:55.3991W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3790 3181
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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