Cotswold Canals in Pictures

Stanton's Bridge

Stanton's Bridge
Stanton's Bridge - view towards Stroud
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This is a standard canal company pattern brick-built accommodation bridge. The bricks are handmade and of a dark red colour, laid to a fairly irregular English bond. Although the bridge has been restored, and the parapets have been partly rebuilt, it is substantial in original condition.

Stanton's Bridge
Looking towards Stroud

In all views taken on 01/03/2014, the pound had been drained in preparation of repairs starting on Bowbridge Lock, 200-300 metres to the west.

Stanton's Bridge
Looking towards Stroud
Stanton's Bridge
Looking towards Stroud
Stanton's Bridge
View towards Brimscombe - before towpath improvements
Stanton's Bridge
View from Stanton's Bridge looking towards Stroud.
Stanton's Bridge
View from Stanton's Bridge looking towards Giffins's Mill Lock & Cha
Stanton's Bridge
Track over bridge. Towpath on far side