Smeaton Lane, Coombe Fields
Restored Medieval Pack Horse Bridge
It is amazing what is hidden from view when you drive down
country lanes near Coventry. On Smeaton Lane is such an example:
this stone bridge that crosses Smite Brook.
The photo below is similar to a couple of others
I have found on the internet, except mine shows
a backlog of branches stuck under one of the arches.
No worries, I'm sure that rubble will be cleared in good time.
The research I have done suggests this bridge was originally built
in medieval times and used for travel to and from the village of Brinklow.
Above is Smeaton Lane. See those posts? They have little
signs on them to designate foot and bridal paths.
Pedlar's Bridge is about 15 minutes drive from Coventry.
Think I might take a little break now.
See you next week :)