MEM23656 - 1950s bailey bridge on Howetown Lane (Monument)

Summary

A Bailey bridge was erected by the Army after the 1952 floods.

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Full Description

A Bailey bridge was erected by the Army in 1952 to replace the Exe Bridge in Winsford, which had beeen destroyed by flooding. This had to be done quickly because the milk supply for the village came at that time from Howtown Farm. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Leaflet: Various. 2004. A Winsford Anthology. 23.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9070 3490 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Aug 9 2016 5:25PM

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