Medway Tributary Bridge - 1899 - High Street, Tonbridge, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 11.632 E 000° 16.406
31U E 309491 N 5674917
Quick Description: This 1899 bridge carries Tonbridge High Street across a tributary of the River Medway that runs in a roughly east/west direction to the south of the town centre. The bridge, vehicle and foot. is orientated in a south west/north east direction.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/22/2020 7:02:08 AM
Waymark Code: WM12VY8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 1

Long Description:

 

The bridge has two date plaques that are located at the base of each if two lamp posts. The lamp posts are located one each side of the bridge and are mounted on top of painted. metal balustrades.

The inscription reads:

 

Gray Bros
Iron
Founders
Tonbridge
1899

 

The balustrades and lamp posts are mainly painted white with some black and red.

Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.: 1899

Date stone, plaque location.: Bridge lamp posts bases

Road, body of water, land feature, etc. that the bridge spans.: A tributary of the River Medway known locally as Gas Works Stream.

Parking (safe parking location): N 51° 11.666 E 000° 16.350

Website (if available): Not listed

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