Greenway Track Bridge - Rushton Spencer, Nr Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 09.399 W 002° 05.718
30U E 560494 N 5890079
Quick Description: This stone arch bridge is located on the Rudyard Lake to Rushton Spencer Greenway.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/27/2017 10:20:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMWPJQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
Views: 4

Long Description:
This stone arch bridge is located near to the carpark at the Rushton Spencer end of the Leek to Rushton Spencer Greenway, which is a walking/ cycling track.

The bridge is an accommodation bridge that provides access to fields on either side, with a footpath leading to the A523 in Ruston Spencer village.

"The Leek to Rushton Spencer Greenway is a pleasant rural route running from Woodhouse Road near the centre of Leek. It is an excellent family cycle route. The Rushton Spencer section from the Knott Inn to Beat Lane Car park is open to horses. You can enjoy a lovely stroll along the North West shore of Rudyard Lake famed as a Victorian holiday destination and its links with Rudyard Kipling." Source: (visit link)

"The greenway is an old railway line between Leek and north of Rudyard Lake. Size: Greenway is 5.3 miles, lake is 2.5 miles long."
Source: (visit link)
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: pedestrians, farm vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Leek to Rushton Spencer Greenway


Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Accommodation bridge for farmland

Location:
Rushton Spencer, Staffordshire Moorlands.


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

Date constructed: Not listed

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