SH3182 : Footbridge over the Afon Alaw (Anglesey Coastal Path)

taken 1 year ago, near to Llanfachraeth, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

Footbridge over the Afon Alaw (Anglesey Coastal Path)
Footbridge over the Afon Alaw (Anglesey Coastal Path)
The new footbridge over the Afon Alaw now completes the Anglesey Coastal Path cutting 2 miles off the old route by avoiding having to walk along the A5025. Amazingly (or perhaps not surprisingly), the bridge has already been vandalised with blue paint as can be seen on the abutment.

The artwork adorning the bridge was designed by artists Ann Catrin Evans and Catrin Meirion. They are made up of a series of shields depicting scenes of wildlife and scenes from the story of Branwen, from the Welsh folk tales 'Y Mabinogion'. There are strong links to this area and the tale claims that her resting place is on the banks of the Alaw estuary.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 October, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Paths 
Place (from Tags)
Llanfachraeth 
County (from Tags)
Anglesey 
Island (from Tags)
Anglesey 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Anglesey Coastal Path 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 3101 8217 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.5659N 4:32.2730W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 3098 8217
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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