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Town Bridge at Stamford
Town Bridge at Stamford - by Zbigniew Siwik ©
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Photographer: © Zbigniew Siwik (Gallery)(2nd October 2014)
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Town Bridge at Stamford

Edward Browning (1816-1882) was the son of the Stamford architect Bryan Browning (1773-1856), who designed Bourne Town Hall . Edward became a successful architect in his own right . There are around 30 Listed buildings attributed to him or associated with him, including the stone bridge erected over the River Welland at Stamford in 1849 . The bridge formed part of the old "Great North Road" (A1) and the town had to manage with Britain's north-south traffic through its narrow roads until 1960, when the bypass was built to the west of the town, only a few months after the M1 opened. A look at the map will show that it is only one road bridge over the Welland (excluding the A1) in this area so one can imagine what a "bottleneck" it was and the horrendous traffic problems there must have been here in the 1950s.
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Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 5D
Exposure Program: Manual, Focal length: 35 mm, Aperture: f 11.3, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 30/1 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: October 2, 2014, 6:20 pm
Exposure Mode: 1,
ImageID:1192996, Image size: 4368 x 2912 pixels

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Comment by rustyruth(3rd October 2014)

Very nice night shot, interesting narrative too.

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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(3rd October 2014)

Brilliant night shot Zbig

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