Half Penny Bridge
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Known locally as the Ha’penny Bridge, the Half Penny bridge was demolished in December 1974 at a cost of approx. 52,000 after being declared unsafe. These photos show the "before", "during" and "after " sequence.

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The shots are fired... 

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The legs start  to buckle... 

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There she goes... 

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That's it, no more bridge !  

The bridge plays a big part in the latest book by Freya North: Secrets.
Published in April 2009.

 

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