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Tickford Bridge

Tickford Bridge, over the River Ouzel (or Lovat) in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England, was built in 1810. [1] It is one of the last (21 still remaining) cast iron bridge in Britain that still carries modern road traffic, and is the oldest bridge in the Borough of Milton Keynes. [2] There is a plaque near the footbridge at the side that gives details of its history and construction. A large set of sluice gates, used to control downstream flooding of the River Great Ouse, is located near the bridge.

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Tickford Bridge is Grade I listed by Historic England. [2]

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References

  1. Plaque near bridge.
  2. 1 2 Historic England. "Tickford Bridge  (Grade I) (1125464)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 8 January 2015.

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Coordinates: 52°05′09″N0°43′12″W / 52.0858°N 0.7200°W / 52.0858; -0.7200