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Bridgnorth - An Aerial View of the Town

This image is provided for GENUKI by courtesy of Jonathan Webb.
Visit his site for more overall views of Shropshire,
and of many towns and villages elsewhere (mainly) in the north of England.

"Bridgnorth is noted for its picturesque situation and pleasant neighbourhood. It stands on both banks of the Severn, principally on the western, and a stone bridge of six arches connects the two parts of the town, which are distinguished as the Upper and Lower town. The west bank is a rock of red sandstone rising sharply from the river to the height of 180 feet. Many handsome houses form terraces one above another on the front of the rock, which is also pierced by several caverns, and on the highest ground are seen the two parish churches and the ruins of the castle."

[Extract from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (Bridgnorth, 1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2011]