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Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud - the first of a new design of lift bridge
(Photo: 2047 - 14/02/2016)

The former 'fixed' swing bridge has been replaced by a new design of lift bridge for the Cotswold Canals. The new bridge opened to traffic on 15/01/2016. The bridge is hydraulically operated, and is lifted by a hand pump mechanism located in the pedestal console on the towpath (see picture).

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud
(Photo: 3099 - 14/02/2016)

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge operating console - with hand pump inside
(Photo: 3102 - 14/02/2016)

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud looking towards Dudbridge
(Photo: 2515 - 14/02/2016)

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud looking towards the WSP works
(Photo: 3100 - 16/01/2016)

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud looking towards Wallbridge
(Photo: 3101 - 16/01/2016)

Before Restoration

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge before restoration ('built-in' swing bridge)
(Photo: 3098 - 12/03/2011)

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge before restoration ('built-in' swing bridge)
(Photo: 2316 - 12/03/2011)