NO3700 : Roundabout at bottom of Wellesley Road, Methil

taken 25 days ago, near to Leven, Fife, Great Britain

Roundabout at bottom of Wellesley Road, Methil
Roundabout at bottom of Wellesley Road, Methil
This roundabout is on the Methil side of the Bawbee Bridge which carries the road over the River Leven.
Bawbee Brig

Until 1821, the only bridge across the River Leven in this vicinity was the Cameron Brig on the main Kirkcaldy-Cupar road. In that year a pedestrian suspension bridge was built at Leven, which was replaced by a three-arched stone bridge in 1840. The toll to cross this bridge was a Scottish halfpenny, or bawbee. Even though the stone bridge was replaced by a single-span bridge in 1957 and is toll-free it is still known as the 'Bawbee Brig' (from Wikipedia).

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 May, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 15 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 3777 0039 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:11.5226N 3:0.2608W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 3774 0038
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Bawbee Bridge  Wellesley Road  Methil  Leven 

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