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A picture tour of Malham - in the county of North Yorkshire
Downstream View of Malham Beck with the Old Clapper Bridge
Downstream View of Malham Beck with the Old Clapper Bridge - by Alan Whitehead ©
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Photographer: © Alan Whitehead (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(27th December 2020)
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Downstream View of Malham Beck with the Old Clapper Bridge

As Malham Beck runs out of Malham Cove and on towards Malham village, it passes under this ancient stone Clapper Bridge. This type of bridge was generally build by farmers, to enable transferring sheep across a stream and into new pastures. The name is based on the sound of the sheep's feet as they run across. As for the Beck, shortly after it passes through Malham village, it runs into the nascent River Aire.
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Comment by poePremier Member! Click for more info..(31st December 2020)

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