NY6266 : Roman Bridge remains at Willowford

taken 14 years ago, near to Gilsland, Cumbria, Great Britain

Roman Bridge remains at Willowford
Roman Bridge remains at Willowford
During Roman times, three bridges were built successively over the River Irthing to maintain continuity along Hadrian's Wall LinkExternal link. These remains represent various stages of the abutments on the eastern side of the bridge. The river itself has migrated westwards and is a full 100 m from the bridge site. Hadrians Wall National Trail which runs 84 miles from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend.
LinkExternal link runs immediately adjacent to the bridge remains. A new footbridge was constructed in 1999 in conjunction with the opening of the National Trail, and is the first crossing of the River Irthing at this point since Roman times.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 September, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 September, 2008
Category
Roman archaeological site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 621 663 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.4337N 2:35.5565W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 621 663
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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