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Gem Bridge

posted 29 Dec 2009, 10:27 by Will NB   [ updated 3 Feb 2012, 14:17 ]
Gem Bridge is a brand new bridge built over the Walkham valley, between Tavistock and Horrabridge. Before, you would have had to cycle down a steep slope until you got to the bottom of the valley, where you would have crossed the river Walkham by using a stepped wooden bridge, before pushing or dragging your bike up a very steep and muddy path on the other side of the valley.

Gem Bridge is built on the site of the wooden railway viaduct built by Brunel himself.

Gem Bridge under construction