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Tarr Steps, an ancient clapper bridge crossing the River Barle on Exmoor.
Some authorities date the bridge to prehistoric times (1000BC), other think the bridge is Medieval. Either way it is a most impressive construction!

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarr_Steps

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Feb 26 2011 21:43 GMT Bigbear10
A stunning capture, thank you for the link, fascinating
Feb 26 2011 22:19 GMT hans55 PRO
interresting steps ..great captured !!
Feb 26 2011 22:25 GMT bandsix
it's fascinating Thor, and a great photo!
Feb 27 2011 01:31 GMT potterjo
what is amazing it that they have been there that long.....wonderful image
Feb 27 2011 10:02 GMT sini
Interesting!:)
Feb 27 2011 16:26 GMT Annamaria
Great shot, Thor and I like the Myth which is told in the link.....

Is the bridge ever covered with water when the level gets higher??
Feb 27 2011 16:39 GMT SIGMUND
great pic!!
Feb 27 2011 17:35 GMT ujbanyiv
Very Nice Landscape Photo.
Feb 27 2011 19:01 GMT ThorBeverley PRO
Yes it is Annamaria - even though some of the stones of the bridge weigh several tons they are sometimes washed downstream. Apparently all the stones are numbered so they can fit them back together again!
Feb 27 2011 19:19 GMT Cooler PRO
Beautiful shot and added info ;-)
Feb 27 2011 20:41 GMT VandA
Amazing capture!
Feb 27 2011 20:53 GMT martini957
It is amazing!!!!
Feb 27 2011 21:06 GMT caferr
stunning capture...
Feb 27 2011 21:11 GMT LizSA
stunning... with the sun light.... what great historic place...!!
looks like a backbone of a dinosaur. ling there..!
Feb 28 2011 07:37 GMT Midworlder PRO
Thanks for sharing this history
Feb 28 2011 16:04 GMT Snap
Lovely scene!!!

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