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Thornborough Bridge in Summer | by Jay Tilston
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Thornborough Bridge in Summer

Thornborough Bridge is the only surviving mediaeval bridge in Buckinghamshire. It dates from the fourteenth century. Of interest are the “cutwaters” or V shaped projections that were used to divert river debris through the arches and as passing places for pedestrians.

 

A new bridge was built in 1974 to take the growing traffic, thus ensuring the

preservation of the mediaeval bridge which is a scheduled ancient monument.

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Taken on June 25, 2010