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Another Historic Bridge saved for re-use on the Wilts & Berks
Friday, 26 July 2013 07:45

A bridge estimated  to be well over 100 years old has been saved from the scrap yard and will be used as part of the restoration of the Wilts & Berks Canal at Mouldon Hill Swindon

 

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Originally located at a waterworks on
the New River in North London
the Trust  took the opportunity
when it was offered for sale by
River & Canal Services.
 
Working with the company and Cousens
Transport, the bridge was moved by road
from Surrey to be stored at the
Canal & River Trust facility 
at Caen Hill Devizes.
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Plans are being progressed for a
major project at Mouldon Hill next year  
and subject to planning consent
the bridge will be used as a pedestrian
and cycle crossing of the canal near
the River Ray aqueduct.
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