NT9351 : Union Bridge

taken 1 year ago, near to Loanend, Northumberland, Great Britain

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Union Bridge
Union Bridge
This chain-link bridge (as distinct from a cable suspension bridge) was built in 1819-20 by Capt. S. Brown R.N. at a cost of 5000. When it was built this was the longest suspension bridge in the world. The deck is of iron girders with a wooden roadway.

The English side of the bridge is listed grade 1 (list entry number 1042214) and a Scheduled Ancient Monument; the Scottish side is listed category A (reference 13645).

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NT9351, 147 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 18 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 9339 5102 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:45.1501N 2:6.4126W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 93465 51039
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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