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TQ2649 :: Bridge to nowhere

Taken 6 months ago by Ian Capper near Reigate, Surrey, England

Bridge to nowhere by Ian Capper
Bridge to nowhere

Ornate bridge over a footpath linking Cronks Hill Road and High Trees Road. It is owned by Dunottar School, an independent school which in 1933 moved into "High Trees", built by Walter Blanford Waterlow in 1867, the grounds of which are on the left of this photo. The footbridge is not marked on the 1871-2 1:2,500 map but is shown as an addition to the grounds of the house on the 1896 edition, linking them to empty land to the east, since developed as the houses on the south side of High Trees Road, hence the footbridge now leading to nowhere.
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Subject Grid Square TQ2649
Subject Lat/Long 51.231319,-0.185776 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Reigate, Surrey, England
Photographer Ian Capper
Taken 20210419 202104 2021 (about 6 months ago)
Submitted 2021-08-25
Context Paths · Suburb, Urban fringe · Educational sites ·
Tag footbridge · place:Reigate · road:High Trees Road · building:High Trees · school:Dunottar ·

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