Dove Bridge, near Uttoxeter

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Date:1920 - 1930 (c.)

Description:A postcard view of Dove Bridge looking east towards Derbyshire. The Staffordshire-Derbyshire county boundary runs across this bridge. Two of its arches (pointed) are 14th century, while two (round) are later, possibly dating from 1691.

A new bridge was built nearby to carry the A50 over the River Dove when the road was rebuilt in 1970. This old bridge, which dates from the 14th century, no longer carries road traffic and is now a footpath.

This postcard was published by A Kelly, Stationer, Uttoxeter.

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Image courtesy of: The Arthur Lloyd Collection

Donor ref:A Lloyd-164a (232/40393)

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