SP8966 : River Nene Navigation: A45 road bridge

taken 8 months ago, near to Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

River Nene Navigation: A45 road bridge
River Nene Navigation: A45 road bridge
This is the view from the footbridge at the Upper Wellingborough Lock. Prior to the construction of the A45 dual carriageway, old large scale Ordnance Survey maps show that the Navigation ran in a straight line from here direct to SP9066 : River Nene: Wellingborough Bridge, so a fairly major diversion of its route was necessary to get it to go under the new road more or less perpendicularly, rather than at a narrow angle.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 June, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 19 June, 2019
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8998 6636 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.2812N 0:40.9351W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8995 6625
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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