No 183. Appleford Rail Bridge

This steel girder bridge carries the main rail line from London to the West of England and Wales and has a head room of 13 ft. It crosses the river midway between Clifton Lock and Culham Lock in an area of picturesque open water meadows. This part of the river is particularly rich in wildlife and many of the rarer British wild flowers can be seen here in season. Due to the fact that many of the fields have remained unploughed