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The Dipping Bridge ll by taramara The Dipping Bridge ll by taramara
At the entrance to Merthyr Mawr village is the 'Dipping Bridge' built in the 15th century with holes in the parapets where farmers once pushed reluctant sheep into the River Ogmore for a seasonal dip! At the side of the bridge once stood an Inn where the landlord would rob and murder travellers en route to St. Davidís shrine.

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:iconcolonelsmith8:
colonelsmith8 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2008
Good shot. How did you manage that? Again, like Ogmore castle, always full of people and hard to gret a tranquil shot like this ;)
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2008
It's what's called "Being in the Right Place at the Right Time" :):) thanks so much for viewing and commenting !
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:iconcolonelsmith8:
colonelsmith8 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2008
Yeah, its right up there behind "Sods Law"" ;)
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GeminiArtNStock Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2008   Digital Artist
seen this bridge too ( hee hee)
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008
Oh really and when was that ?
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:icongeorge-le-meilleur:
George-le-meilleur Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2008
I love it - you're so lucky to go to all these awesome places
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2008
I sure am ... that bridge is about 12 miles for me
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:iconshwarzengel:
ShwarzEngel Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2007
Great shot ^^
The leaves in the front add depth to the photo, and i love the reflections. Very nice!
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2007
Many thanks for viewing, commenting and adding it to your :+fav: list it's very much appreciated :)
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:iconzaerra:
zaerra Featured By Owner May 12, 2007
wow, i love old bridges like this one. beautiful shot and great comments!! :D
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner May 12, 2007
Thank you for viewing and commenting :)
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:iconapacheann6:
apacheann6 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
such a beautiful place and a beautiful shot
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2007
Much appreciate you viewing this shot - this is taken from the previous Link I sent you At the entrance to Merthyr Mawr village is the 'Dipping Bridge' built in the 15th century with holes in the parapets where farmers once pushed reluctant sheep into the River Ogmore for a seasonal dip! At the side of the bridge once stood an Inn where the landlord would rob and murder travellers en route to St. David’s shrine.
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:iconicclefairy:
icclefairy Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2006
lovely reflection...random story to it though ;)
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2006
Thank you for viewing it and browsing my gallery both much appreciated !
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:iconicclefairy:
icclefairy Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2006
Not at all! You're welcome :)
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2006
:)
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:iconicclefairy:
icclefairy Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2006
:XD:
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:iconcallu:
Callu Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
Quite surprising for a picture to have such a good comment as you had already known it would become a "classic". Great picture!
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2006
My thanks to you for commenting - Classic .... I :blush:
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:iconmehmetsahin:
mehmetsahin Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2006
vibrant :fav:
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2006
Thank you so much !
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jotamyg Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
Very quiet place!! :wow: :wow: Love the reflection! :)
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2006
It is most of the time but cars do drive over the bridge using it as a short cut .... good strong bridge though !

Thanks for viewing so much of my shots !
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:iconjotamyg:
jotamyg Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
when I don't see them it's because I have a lot of work and not many time to DA.... I :love: your pictures!! :)
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2006
Many thanks Isa !
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SomeOldGuy Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2006
I love this picture and I also like how you include links in the comments.
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2006
Thank you for viewing it - I try to give Links to shots if possible I think it gives a wider feel to the submission !
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SomeOldGuy Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2006
Oh I agree...I think I will change the way I post.
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2006
Try it ... I look forward to your submissions !
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SomeOldGuy Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2006
I'm going to las vegas in the morning and bring the camera. I'll be away for a week or so. I'm planning on taking day trips to Red Rock, Hoover Dam, ect. I'll collect more information than I normally do so I too can have colorful comments. See you on here when I return.
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2006
Take care have a great trip !!!!
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:icondkw:
DKW Featured By Owner May 30, 2006
I don't know but it sure reminds me of the bridge at hobbiton. (Lord of the rings that is)
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner May 30, 2006
Mmm glad you think so !

Thanks for for viewing !
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:iconwaitingfortheworms:
WaitingForTheWorms Featured By Owner May 18, 2006
:D Nice piece of history. :) And nice place to take a walk and enjoy solitude. :aww:

;) And hope nobody would push you into the river trough the hole. :giggle:


:hug:
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner May 18, 2006
Thanks Irena ... Hey with my weight they'd have a job :lol:
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:iconfugudog:
FuguDog Featured By Owner May 13, 2006
Perfect shot! That's a mighty impressive bridge I might add.
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner May 13, 2006
Don't make em like that these days Ha Ha .... thanks for viewing !
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:iconfugudog:
FuguDog Featured By Owner May 14, 2006
Yeah, you're weclome.
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:iconalfakroell:
alfakroell Featured By Owner May 13, 2006
Beautiful capture !
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:icon1bgpayne:
1bgpayne Featured By Owner May 12, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the lesson in history.
Theh picture is beautiful!
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner May 13, 2006
Many thanks Andrea - when possible I like to give a Link to futher information on the shot ... glad you enjoyed !
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:iconkhammi:
khammi Featured By Owner May 11, 2006
:clap: Beautiful Clive!!
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner May 12, 2006
Many thanks Jean .... always good to know you view my shots !
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:iconkhammi:
khammi Featured By Owner May 12, 2006
Hon, I always view your shots! I just don't have time to comment like I wish I could. I'm sorry for that. :hug:
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner May 13, 2006
THanks so much Jean .... take care !
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:iconrrbushey:
rrbushey Featured By Owner May 11, 2006   Photographer
I love this photo, but the comment is great!! I love learning about things like this!
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:icontaramara:
taramara Featured By Owner May 12, 2006
Thanks for viewing and taking time to view the Link too :)
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:iconrrbushey:
rrbushey Featured By Owner May 12, 2006   Photographer
You're so welcome Clive, I always love your work!! :sun:
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:iconsandervandenberg:
sandervandenberg Featured By Owner May 11, 2006   Photographer
Nice bridge, along with the reflection it's a very nice sight.
I like it, Clive.
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