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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 6th May, 2007)

Henhurst


Henhurst
The new Henhurst Canal bridge, Wigan.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: jackie on 7th May 2007 at 19:10

can anyone tell me why this is called henhurst bridge?

Comment by: Brian on 7th May 2007 at 23:02

No idea why it is called Henhurst Bridge - but after a search - its centuries old. Was called Henhurst Bridge in the 1600's and probably 100's of years before! I'd also be interested to learn the origin of the name.

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