Wet Sleddale and Swindale
WET SLEDDALE 15B - Stone bridge over Sleddale Beck
Stone bridge over Sleddale Beck in Wet Sleddale near Shap in Cumbria.
The 17th century packhorse bridge spanning Sleddale Beck that featured in the 1986 cult comedy film, 'Withnail and I'. This was the scene where Withnail fishes with a shotgun.
The old bridge was dismantled for the building of the reservoir, and re-erected with added parapets.
September 16, 2017
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