Gertrude Jekyll from Old English Household Life, p. 194. According to Jekyll,. Photograph by
The many footbridges about the Thames, where a small tributary comes in or where an outfall flows out, are of no particular importance as to structure. The illustration above shows the weakness of the handrail's support; the small beams that bear the footboards should have been carried out so as to allow of an outer brace to the posts. 
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- Traditional Pre-Victorian Stone Bridges in the U. K.
- Eashing Bridge, West Surrey
- Stopham Bridge on the Arun, Sussex
- In the Gwynant Valley, Wales
- Swanside Bridge, Downham, Lancashire
- Watendlath Bridge, Lake District
Jekyll, Gertrude Old English Household Life: Some Account of Cottage Objects and Country Folk. London: B. T. Batsford, 1925.
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