Swans on the River Brue

Meads Swing Bridge - Canal Bridge No.11

       
Bridge Name:   Meads Swing Bridge - Canal Bridge No.11
No.:   13
Location:  
Build Date:   1986 - 1987
Engineer:   Somerset County Council
     
       
Description:    
Designed by Somerset County Council Bridges Section based on photographs of the original swing bridges and manufactured by White Horse Plant Ltd of Westbury. The original bridges had been removed in 1940 and replaced with fixed wooden bridges. Approximate cost was 23000.
References:   By Waterway to Taunton by Tony Haskell


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