Another scene from my walk from Ravenstonedale Church along Scandal Beck to Smardale Gill Viaduct
Smardale Bridge is a 17th century arched stone packhorse bridge,traditionally known as the County Bridge because it was maintained by the county.It was once part of the old route from Tebay to Brough which predated the 1760 turnpike road nearby.Within the old county of Westmorland,it is now in Cumbria
(Source Wikipedia and Walking in the Howgills by Mary Welsh)
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Living in the English Lake District,Cumbria,NW England with a love of photographing locations in Cumbria and Scotland, especially landscapes.

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  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyalmost 2 years ago

    Great shot mate

  • Thanks Gazza

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  • Roy  Massicks
    Roy Massicksalmost 2 years ago

    Lovely old bridge Jamie – they knew how to make them to last, didn’t they ?

  • They sure did Roy,thankfully

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