Arches – many types and uses (but not fallen arches)

I stumbled across a pic’ I took a couple of years ago of a most unusual bridge and it prompted my decision to post this series of pictures of bridges and arches in other situations.

Detail of architecture at Lincoln cathedral.
Detail of architecture at Lincoln cathedral.
Two doors in Lincoln.
Two doors in Lincoln.

Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Cathedral
The Forth Bridge with memorial to the 63 men who lost their lives during its construction.
The Forth Bridge with memorial to the 63 men who lost their lives during its construction.
Trinity Bridge in Crowland dates to the 14th century and once spanned the confluence of the River Welland and a tributary; the rivers have since been diverted. The structure is a Grade 1 listed building.
Trinity Bridge in Crowland dates to the 14th century and once spanned the confluence of the River Welland and a tributary; the rivers have since been diverted. The structure is a Grade 1 listed building.
The Bridge House at Ambleside was built over Stock Ghyll more than 300 years ago probably as a summer house and apple store for Ambleside Hall.
The Bridge House at Ambleside was built over Stock Ghyll more than 300 years ago probably as a summer house and apple store for Ambleside Hall.
The Cellarium at Fountains Abbey.
The Cellarium at Fountains Abbey.
Burnsall Bridge over the River Wharfe in Yorkshire.
Burnsall Bridge over the River Wharfe in Yorkshire.
John O'Gaunt Railway viaduct in Leicestershire.
John O’Gaunt Railway viaduct in Leicestershire.
Narrowboats on the Ashby Canal at Shackerstone at dawn.
Narrowboats on the Ashby Canal at Shackerstone at dawn.
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9 thoughts on “Arches – many types and uses (but not fallen arches)”

  1. Gorgeous images! There’s something really pleasing about arches. I’m also a fan of flying buttresses. I’ve been to a fair few of the locations in these images. Nostalgia has set in. I will need to go and cure the associated home sicknesses with a mug of tea now.

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