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Sections of the Ashhurst Bridge were swept away in the Easter flood of 1895. Prior to the construction of the new bridge in 1909 a punt, as seen in the photograph, was used for crossing the river.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2007N_Ash4_ASH_0752
Title
Ashhurst Bridge after flood damage
Held In
Coolstore
Date
1895

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Creation

Created By
Place
Ashhurst Bridge, Ashhurst

Object rights

Taxonomy

Tags
1890s,
ashhurst,
black and white,
bridge,
bridges and waterways,
damage,
ferry,
flood,
photographs,
Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,
water,

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