A section of this photograph was used by Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate for one of the opening sequences in the programme Bagpuss. This was confirmed in 1978 when a Horrabridge resident ...Read full memory
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There has been a bridge over the Walkham
here since the 11th century. Recent roadworks
revealed within the existing structure a much
earlier bridge, possibly medieval, around which
the present bridge was built. Upstream (right)
of the bridge is a weir, at which it is possible
to see salmon leaping.