Foxton Swing Bridge No 4
Swingbridge Street, Market Harborough, Harborough, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
|Foxton Junction||5½ furlongs|
|Inclined Plane Lower Access Arm Junction||5¼ furlongs|
|Foxton Junction Swing Bridge||5¼ furlongs|
|Black Horse Bridge No 3||1 furlong|
|Foxton Swing Bridge No 4|
|Clarkes Bridge No 5||1½ furlongs|
|Foxton Stepbridge No 6||3½ furlongs|
|Johnson's Bridge No 7||5¾ furlongs|
|Gallows Hill Winding Hole||7¾ furlongs|
|Gallows Hill Bridge No 8||1 mile, 3½ furlongs|
Foxton Swing Bridge No 4 is a minor waterways place on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) between Market Harborough (Basin and Wharves. End of navigation) (4 miles and 6½ furlongs to the southeast) and Inclined Plane Lower Access Arm Junction (Used for mooring until the plane is restored) (5¼ furlongs to the west).
The nearest place in the direction of Market Harborough is Clarkes Bridge No 5; 1½ furlongs away.The nearest place in the direction of Inclined Plane Lower Access Arm Junction is Black Horse Bridge No 3 (Foxton Village Main Street bridge); 1 furlong away.
This is a swing bridge.
User contributed information about Foxton Swing Bridge No 4
Although electrically interlocked this bridge has to operated manually and is very difficult to move. As it is necessary to stop traffic in order to open the bridge it is suggested that the person providing the effort is reasonably strong - otherwise there is a risk of upsetting waiting motorists who would rather moan than help.
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