The Thames Bridges at Walton
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The Thames Bridges at Walton by John Archer Stonebanks

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Published by Walton & Weybridge Local History Society in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey .
Written in English



  • England,
  • Walton-on-Thames.,
  • Thames River.


  • Bridges -- England -- Walton-on-Thames.,
  • Bridges -- England -- Thames River.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] John A. Stonebanks.
LC ClassificationsTG64.W35 S76 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 9 p., 5 plates.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4057584M
ISBN 100901524018
LC Control Number79480175

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Artwork page for ‘The Thames near Walton Bridges’, Joseph Mallord William Turner, While living for part of the time at Isleworth, Turner made many excursions along the river, drawing, painting and fishing – his favourite hobby. He kept a boat, and often stopped overnight at various landing-places. He also painted on board, as here on small wood panels and sometimes, more ambitiously. Name *. Email *. Website. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. For the drawings in this sketchbook made around Walton Bridges and for the picture of a downstream view, Walton Bridges perhaps exhibited at Turner’s Gallery in and certainly bought by Sir John Leicester in (the Loyd Collection), 1 see note to folio 4 ().The present sketch is related to the right foreground of the picture and its group of figures and horses on the riverbank and. ‘Old Walton Bridge over the Thames’ was created in by Canaletto in Baroque style. Find more prominent pieces of landscape at – best visual art database.

Walton Bridge is a road bridge across the River Thames in England, carrying the A between Walton-on-Thames and Shepperton, crossing the Thames on the reach between Sunbury Lock and Shepperton Lock.. The bridge is the first Thames road bridge which is on both banks upstream of Greater bridge is the sixth on the site. Before the first bridge, the site had a ferry dating at least to. Thames Bridges - this may prompt many to think of the London bridges which span the river - Tower Bridge, Hammersmith Bridge and the Hungerford Bridges to name but a few. Yet in this stunning new book, Neil Davenport explores the Thames bridges - past and present - from its source in Gloucestershire out to the North Sea. Walton-on-Thames is a market town on the south bank of the Thames in the Elmbridge borough of Surrey, town itself consists mostly of affluent suburban streets, with a historic town centre of Celtic origin. It is one of the largest towns in the Elmbridge borough, alongside ing to the Census, the town has a total population of 22,   Boats at Walton Bridge, Walton (Image: Darren Pepe/SurreyLive) Where: Walton, KT12 4LN The impressive road bridge over the Thames has .

The confluence of the Wey and Thames used to be at the marina below Walton Bridge. And then the Thames in its meanderings cut in to that last section of the Wey. By natural processes one channel would predominate and that turned out to be the old Thames channel via Shepperton and Halliford.   Many of the present road bridges over the river are on the sites of earlier fords, ferries and wooden structures. The earliest known major crossings of the Thames by the Romans were at London Bridge and Staines Folly Bridge in Oxford the remains of an original Saxon structure can be seen, and medieval stone structures such as Wallingford Bridge, Newbridge and Abingdon .   An early landscape by JMW Turner, thought to be the first painted by the artist in the open air, has been saved for the nation with the help of £m of lottery money.. Turner’s Walton Bridges.   • The Way to the Sea: The Forgotten Histories of the Thames Estuary by Caroline Crampton is published by Granta Books. To order a copy, go to Free UK p&p on orders over £