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The Lion Bridge at Alnwick spans the river Aln and was built in 1770 to replace an earlier bridge which had been destroyed by flooding. It gets it’s name from the sculpture of the Percy Lion which is situated on the bridge.  The Percy Lion was made in 1773 by John Knowles and is distinctive [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 24th 2009