070416.Claverton, The Lively Ivy Viney Crawled up the Water Bridge

April 16, 2007 at 1:39 AM | Posted in Bridges, Canals, Claverton, countryside, somerset | 6 Comments

The lively ivy viney crawled up the water bridge
Deep into mortar grew its roots along the ridge
While trapped moisture and the sun fed its photosynthesis
But the resultant mortar loss means the bridge is now much missed

070222.08.Somset.Claverton
Bridge over the Kennet and Avon Canal, Claverton, Somerset

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