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Hampton Ferry (River Avon)

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Hampton Ferry (River Avon)

The Hampton Ferry is a pedestrian chain ferry linking Evesham and the district of Hampton across the River Avon in the English county of Worcestershire. The route dates back to the 13th century, when it was established by monks.[1]

The ferry is manually operated by pulling on a cable that is suspended across the river. When the ferry is docked at either bank the cable is allowed to sink to the river bottom, so as not to interfere with navigation.


External links

  • Official web site of the Hampton Ferry
  • Live web cam of the Hampton Ferry

Coordinates: 52°05′28″N 1°57′29″W / 52.091220°N 1.957970°W / 52.091220; -1.957970

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