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SO5174 :: Ludford Bridge and River Teme

Taken 8 years ago by N Chadwick near Ludlow, Shropshire, England

Ludford Bridge and River Teme by N Chadwick
Ludford Bridge and River Teme

A Grade I listed structure. LinkExternal link Temporarily closed in January 2010 as a bit fell in the river.
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 Wikipedia: LinkExternal link Website: LinkExternal link
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed. In Scotland the classification is A Index: LinkExternal link
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Subject Grid Square SO5174
Subject Lat/Long 52.363759,-2.717482 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Ludlow, Shropshire, England
Photographer N Chadwick
Taken 20101231 201012 2010 (about 8 years ago)
Submitted 2011-01-22
Snippet Ludlow · Grade I & A listed buildings and structures ·
Term bridge ·

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