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Little Wittenham Bridge

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Little Wittenham Bridge

Little Wittenham Bridge
Little Wittenham Bridge
Carries Footpath
Crosses River Thames
Locale Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Design Arch
Material Iron and wood
Height 15 feet 3 inches (4.65 m)[1]

51°38′15″N 1°10′47″W / 51.637395°N 1.179806°W / 51.637395; -1.179806Coordinates: 51°38′15″N 1°10′47″W / 51.637395°N 1.179806°W / 51.637395; -1.179806

Little Wittenham Bridge is a footbridge across the River Thames in England near Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. It is just downstream of Day's Lock on the reach above Benson Lock and connects Little Wittenham to Dorchester.

The bridge spans the river in two sections with Lock House Island in between. The lock house, built in 1928 is situated on the island.

The bridge is one of two used in the World Poohsticks Championships for the heats, and is used as the bridge for the final of the event.

See also


Next crossing upstream River Thames Next crossing downstream
Day's Lock (pedestrian) Little Wittenham Bridge Shillingford Bridge (road)
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