Little Wittenham Bridge

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Little Wittenham Bridge
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Little Wittenham Bridge
Coordinates51°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
CarriesFootpath
CrossesRiver Thames
LocaleDorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Characteristics
DesignArch
MaterialIron and wood
Height15 feet 3 inches (4.65 m)[1]

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.

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