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Swooning Bridge

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Swooning Bridge
Location Map ( geo)
Swooning Bridge (C) Jim Strang - Geograph - 2052065.jpg
The bridge from road level, with modern pedestrian footbridge alongside
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Location
Oakham
County
Rutland
Highway Authority
Rutland
Opening Date
c. Early C19
Additional Information
List No:  1178034  (Grade II)
Bridge Type:  Arch Bridge
On road(s)
B641

Swooning Bridge crosses the River on the B641 in Oakham. It is believed to be called this as it was the point at which a convict on his way to his hanging from the Oakham Gaol would first be able to see the gibbet.

It presently carries the B641, which was the A6003 before the bypass was constructed.




Swooning Bridge
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Swooning Bridge (C) Jim Strang - Geograph - 2052065.jpg


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