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    Default Bristol Suspension Bridge Abutment.


    It was not realised that Brunel left one abutment hollow until it was opened accidentally a few years ago. So while the abutment is not derelict the void inside is.I do hope I am not straying too far again.












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    If I take about 15 steps from my front door I can see the abutment, and run under/over it at least a couple of times a week.

    Amazing to think it was forgotten that it was hollow for so long.

    I went on a visit here myself last year, well worth a look if you get the chance.

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    Pretty cool :) those stalactites are amazing!

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    I didn't know about the spaces inside either, saw it on some TV prog early this year I think...fascinating stuff actually going inside the abutment, love all them stalactites too:)
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