SO5244 : Wergins Bridge near Sutton St Nicholas

taken 5 years ago, near to Sutton st Nicholas, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Wergins Bridge near Sutton St Nicholas
Wergins Bridge near Sutton St Nicholas
Not much to look at, but of interest because it was built using the Kahn ferro-concrete system which was new at the time. By Gavin Jack, 1912-13. See also SO5244 : Wergins Bridge.
A plaque commemorating the centenary of its opening records that it was "originally tested with two traction engines weighing 30 tons [and] was the longest single span bridge in the County of Herefordshire."
It carries a minor road over the River Lugg.
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SO5244, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 14 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5288 4464 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.8849N 2:41.3566W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 52850 44610
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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