SP4907 : Rainbow Bridge

taken 9 years ago, near to Botley, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

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Rainbow Bridge
Rainbow Bridge
This footbridge takes the Thames Path and also Shakespeare's Way from the west bank of the river to an island, effectively following the east bank of the main stream. It is called Rainbow Bridge because of its shape. It was erected in 1865 and refurbished in 1997. In the foreground is Medley Boatyard slipway.
Shakespeare's Way

Shakespeare's Way is a 146 mile long distance footpath from Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon to the Globe theatre in London. It follows as nearly as possible a route that Shakespeare may have taken between the two, but using footpaths, quiet lanes and towpaths, rather than his tracks, which are today's main roads.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 March, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 31 March, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Thames Path 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 4976 0747 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.8225N 1:16.8227W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 4974 0750
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Shakespeare Way  Long Distance Path  Footbridge  Towpath 

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