The two bridges at Atcham

For those of you that are wondering about the two bridges crossing the Severn side by side - This shows a red van crossing the Severn on the new bridge while the Solid pillars of the old bridge (1774)looming behind it .

N.B. The older bridge built in 1774 commonly known as Atcham bridge , no longer was suitable for the then modern traffic ,so the newer bridge was opened in1929 to carry the old A5 ( now the B45380) road over the Severn .
Great capture Beryl. I didn't realise that old and new were side by side.
posted October 10th, 2018  
a lovely pair
posted October 10th, 2018  
Nice to see them side by side.
posted October 10th, 2018  
Wonderful capture. They are beautiful Bridges.
posted October 10th, 2018  
Very cool looking bridges :-)
posted October 10th, 2018  
The new bridge looks quite old too.
posted October 10th, 2018  
@mave Yes , the second bridge was opened in 1929 -- I'm adding an extra info above !
posted October 10th, 2018  
The architecture is beautiful in both bridges.
posted October 10th, 2018  
Lovely shot.
posted October 10th, 2018  
Interesting shot.
posted October 10th, 2018  
Very interesting facts Beryl. You captured the structure well too.
posted October 10th, 2018  
Great capture good the old bridge has been saved it is a lovely design.
posted October 10th, 2018  
adzes me bridges. and how they built and how long they must have taken.
posted October 10th, 2018  
oh thank you!
posted October 10th, 2018  
Strangely to me the new bridge looks older than the old one! That stone fence is very nicely done!
posted October 10th, 2018  
Great capture of the old and new bridges...great info
posted October 10th, 2018  
How interesting
posted October 10th, 2018  
Great capture Beryl and interesting information.
posted October 11th, 2018  
Interesting old and new...fav
posted October 11th, 2018  
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