SO5174 : Ludford Bridge crossing the River Teme

taken 11 months ago, near to Ludlow, Shropshire, Great Britain

Ludford Bridge crossing the River Teme
Ludford Bridge crossing the River Teme
The bridge is a scheduled monument and grade I listed building, it dates mainly from the 15th century.
River Teme

The River Teme rises in Mid Wales and flows eastwards through Knighton and Ludlow, it then forms the Shropshire / Worcestershire border before joining the River Severn near Worcester. It is 81 miles long. Its entire length has been designated a SSSI.

Ludlow

Ludlow is a small town in South Shropshire. It is situated on a small hill on the eastern bank of a bend in the River Teme. The town has a long history dating back to Norman times and has nearly 500 listed buildings LinkExternal link , including a castle and one of the largest parish churches in the country. The old town was a 13th century planned grid iron town surrounded by a wall, with seven gates (only one remains). There are many examples of Tudor, Elizabethan and Georgian buildings. Today Ludlow is a thriving Market town with a healthy tourist trade. Described as "The most perfect town in England" - John Betjeman
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 December, 2020   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 22 December, 2020
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
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Teme 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 512 742 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:21.8203N 2:43.0493W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 512 742
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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