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Marlow Bridge

Marlow 
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Marlow Suspension Bridge commands a spectacular view of the River Thames, and especially of All Saints Church (in the photo) and of the weir and lock that allow boats to pass through their confines. Built by bridge designer William Tierney Clark in 1832 - who was also responsible for the Hammersmith Bridge - Marlow Bridge's clean, angelic shiny white colour and aura brings forth visions of a gateway to an idyllic world that knows no hardships.

Both the bridge and the view are utterly inspiring, and it makes you understand why such great writers as the Shelleys and T.S. Eliot lived here. William Tierney Clark did in fact build a much larger version of this bridge over the Danube in Budapest.

Left:  Marlow Bridge - Photo by D Burgess

 

The bridge spans a majestic part of the River Thames with stunning views in all directions.

Visit http:/www.marlowtown.co.uk for more information about the lovely old town of Marlow.


Nearest Train station: Marlow - branch line from Maidenhead.
Parking available at rear of Higginson park opposite All Saints Church


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