Canal Bridge - 1899 - Bugbrooke, Northants.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman
N 52° 12.243 W 001° 00.977
30U E 635556 N 5785588
Quick Description: Built by the Grand Junction Canal Co. to carry the canal over an occupation road near Bugbrooke.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/16/2011 3:54:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMC24N
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 4

Long Description:
There are two over bridges at this point, both carrying the Grand Junction Canal, now Grand Union Canal, over an occupation track and one of the tributaries of the River Nene. They date from 1899 when the Grand Junction Canal was widened to enable bigger vessels to carry cargo between London and the Midlands to try to stave off the competition due to the increase in road transport.
Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.: 1899

Road, body of water, land feature, etc. that the bridge spans.: occupation road.

Parking (safe parking location): N 52° 12.188 W 001° 01.197

Website (if available): Not listed

Date stone, plaque location.: Not listed

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