NY6121 : Dangerous ford!

taken 2 years ago, near to King's Meaburn, Cumbria, Great Britain

Dangerous ford!
Dangerous ford!
In October 2018 I took and submitted a photo similar to this, and also one of the warning notices 250 yards behind (in NY6221. It was a gloomy day, and both were blurred and (rightly) rejected. So in June 2019 I returned on a much brighter day, hoping for better luck. I visited the ford again, but hasten to add that I walked down the hill - just as well, there is no turning space here.

There seem to be several fords along this stretch of the River Lyvennet which are closed because in a dangerous condition.

The concrete roadway was washed away by floods a few years ago. I certainly would not risk it now in a normal car.

The footbridge to the right is still open. To reach it you seem to have to go through a cottage garden, but the owners were quite happy for me to use it. It was not clear whether it was a Right of Way - I think (as so often) they were just happy to be asked.
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Date Taken
Monday, 17 June, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 July, 2019
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Ford 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6185 2108 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.0083N 2:35.5073W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6187 2106
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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