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Powick Bridge over the River Teme

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Comments (9)

Eduardo Voar Alto on July 23, 2011

Very nice composition & bridge Peter, L1,Eduardo.

Anne Wiese on July 23, 2011

Beautiful picture of this old stone bridge, Peter! I like it a lot! Best wishes, Anne

pedrocut on July 23, 2011

Thank you Anne and Eduardo

This bridge has a great place in English history...

The Battle of Powick Bridge, fought on 23 September 1642, was the first major cavalry engagement of the English Civil War and it was a victory for the Royalists who overthrew the Parliamentary cavalry...

By coincidence the English Civil Wars ended with another clash at Powick Bridge almost exactly 9 years later at the Battle of Worcester on the 3rd September 1651. The Royalists broke the bridge, but Major-General Richard Deane forced his way over the River Teme and pursued them into Worcester.

for more info see here

All the best Peter

Roman Tcymbal on August 12, 2011

Hi Peter!Amazing it is!

Gernot Baur on August 12, 2011

Peter, thanks for the interesting information! They should take your photo for the article in wikipedia :) L

ALLWO - I LIKE PANOR… on August 28, 2011

Ein ruhiges - aber sehr schönes Motiv - Dein Blick auf die Brücke gefällt mir gut - LIKE 4 - Beste Grüße aus Deutschland von ALLWO -

pedrocut on August 28, 2011

Thank you ALLWO for your visit, I will be over to look at your gallery shortly.

Best wishes from England, Peter

Bobsky. on February 12, 2012

Hi Peter Now thats a bridge of interest, I have been to Powick and that side of Worcester many times and never noticed that bridge . Eyes wide open that are shut, I must revisit with the trusty camera there are many grand old trees in the area.(Like5) Regards Bob

pedrocut on February 12, 2012

Hi Bob

One of my favourite bridges, and brinks to mind how much you can discover when on foot.

Best wishes Peter

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 23, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by pedrocut
    • Camera: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 500
    • Taken on 2004/12/09 12:26:19
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 7.41mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash