Victoria Park Foot Bridge - Stafford, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 52° 48.241 W 002° 07.208
30U E 559314 N 5850832
Quick Description: This foot bridge crosses the river Sow that flows through Victoria Park and gives access to both sides of the park.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/6/2018 1:42:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMZ3W8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 2

Long Description:
The bridge has a single wide arch and is painted white. The parapet of the bridge is pierced with a series of oval holes.

The park opened in 1908 on both banks of the river and is Stafford's largest park,though it has been extended twice since itd original opening.

A bronze plaque at the north eastern entrance to the bride describes why it was built,
THIS BRIDGE
WAS ERECTED
TO COMMEMORATE
THE ACCESSION
OF
KING GEORGE V
AND WAS OPENED
TO THE PUBLIC
BY
THE MAYOR
OF STAFFORD
(ALDERMAN THOS. WESTHEAD)
ON
AUGUST 25th 1911
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Pedestrians

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
River Sow


Date constructed: 1911

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

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Public Footpath

Location:
Victoria Park, Stafford, Staffordshire


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

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