clapper bridge


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clapper bridge

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(Civil Engineering) a primitive type of bridge in which planks or slabs of stone rest on piles of stones
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Inland, seek out the pretty villages of Exford and Winsford, the latter with all its thatched buildings, and stroll across the river Exe on the ancient clapper bridge, Tarr Steps.
The girder bridge over the Afon Goch, above Llanberis, was erected a year ago to replace an old slate clapper bridge destroyed in a storm in November 2012.
Of all the places we visited, Tarr Steps, an ancient 180ft long clapper bridge spanning the River Barle, pleased me most.
Dunster Castle rises above Dunster village | An Exmoor pony and its foal and, inset, ancient clapper bridge Tarr Steps
The boards, funded by the Mirfield, Denby Dale Area and Kirkburton Committee, are located at the Clapper Bridge under the railway viaduct in Denby Dale and at the Pack Horse Bridge in Clayton West.
The BBQ will be outside Beudy Llwyd, a renovated barn beside a clapper bridge across Afon Ogwen.
However, the same "expert" now admitted that the painting might be a fake after Mandrake pointed out to him that it was, in fact, likely to be a painting of Clapper Bridge on Dartmoor, reports The Telegraph.
We cross the beck by the splendid clapper bridge and pass Beck Hall (on the left) before turning left at the top of the slope.
Its other main attraction is the delightful Clapper Bridge which straddles the East Dart River.
The former Minister and Mayo TD's creative efforts are entitled Winter Visitor and Clapper Bridge and were sent by him and his daughter, Deputy Beverley Flynn, to relatives and friends.
Bear right to go over a brook - there is a clapper bridge built with huge stones.